Halifax Harbour and Approaches
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.
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Warnings (In effect)
Halifax Harbour and ApproachesIssued 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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 StatementIssued 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
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.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope - northern half
- East Scotian Slope - southern half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northern half
- Laurentian Fan - southern half
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope - northern half
- West Scotian Slope - southern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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