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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 September 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect. High water level warning in effect.

Wind northeast 30 knots increasing to northwest 35 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 15 near midnight and to light near noon Thursday.

Rain changing to showers near noon and ending near midnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Temperatures near plus 16.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 September 2020
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind light becoming southwest 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 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 May 2020

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 September 2020

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 3:00 AM ADT 23 September 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Post-tropical Storm Teddy 957 mb located
at 43.4N 63.5W.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Thursday Post-tropical Storm Teddy 978 mb located
at 51.8N 56.6W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:43 AM ADT 23 September 2020 Post tropical storm Teddy is currently south of Halifax and will
continue to move across the marine district through the day today.
Storm to hurricane force winds are expected with this storm and will
push north and east through the morning and early afternoon as the
storm moves across the region.

Higher than normal water levels will bring large waves and rough,
pounding surf along parts of the Atlantic Coast of Nova Scotia
through the morning and early afternoon.

At 3:00 A.M. ADT, post tropical storm Teddy is located near
Latitude 43.4 north and longitude 63.5 west, about 74 nautical miles
south of Halifax. Maximum sustained winds are estimated at 65 knots
and central pressure at 957 MB. Teddy is moving north northeast at 18
knots.

Marine interests are advised that hurricane warnings are in effect
for Sable, and East Scotian Slope. Storm warnings are in effect for
Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave Bank, West Scotian
Slope, eastern shore, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan - northern
half, and Cabot Strait - southern half. Gale warnings are in effect
for all remaining waters except Chaleur-Miscou - western half.

Marine interests are also advised that high water level warnings are
in effect for eastern shore and Fourchu. There is also a possibility
of higher than normal water levels along some Gulf of St. Lawrence
regions tonight and Wednesday.

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