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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 29 July 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 Friday morning then veering to southwest 20 Friday evening.

Periods of rain and fog patches Friday afternoon and evening with a risk of thunderstorms.

Low tonight plus 14. High Friday plus 19.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 29 July 2021
Saturday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 knots.
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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Map of Atlantic - Maritimes marine weather areas East Scotia Slope - 44137 Banquereau - 44139 LaHave Bank - 44150 Halifax Harbour - 44258 East Chedabucto Bay - 44488 West Chedabucto Bay - 44489 West Bay of Fundy - 44490 Mont-Louis - 45138 Baie-Comeau Airport Havre-Saint-Pierre Airport Île aux Perroquets Île Rouge Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan Sept-Îles Airport Pointe-des-Monts Pointe-Noire Cap-d'Espoir Rivière-la-Madeleine Gaspé Airport Heath Point Îles de la Madeleine Airport La Pocatière Mont-Joli Airport New Carlisle Pointe-au-Père Port Menier Île Bicquette Cap-Chat Bas Caraquet Bathurst Airport Bouctouche AAFC Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac Miscou Island Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc Int'l Airport Point Lepreau Saint John Airport St. Stephen Baccaro Point Beaver Island Brier Island Caribou Point Debert Eskasoni (First Nations) Grand Étang CFB Greenwood Hart Island Ingonish Beach Kentville AAFC Lunenburg McNabs Island Nappan AAFC North Mountain Parrsboro Sable Island St.Paul Island Shearwater Airport J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport Tracadie Western Head Yarmouth Airport Charlottetown Airport East Point North Cape Summerside Burgeo Port aux Basques Sagona Island St. Lawrence Stephenville Airport Winterland Branch Hill Wreckhouse
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Ice Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021

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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 29 July 2021

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:30 PM ADT 29 July 2021 Tonight and Friday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today high 1019 mb located over Georges Bank.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday high 1020 mb located south of the Grand
Banks.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight deepening low 1005 mb located over
southern Quebec.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday low 992 mb located over eastern New
Brunswick.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:11 PM ADT 29 July 2021 A low pressure system will approach from the west tonight and is
expected to cross the marine district Friday into Friday
Night. Winds will increase to strong to gale force southerlies
Ahead of the low and will shift to strong westerlies
In its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank, West Scotian Slope, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu and
East Scotian Slope.

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