Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light this morning then increasing to southeast 15 Sunday morning. Wind veering to south 20 Sunday afternoon then to southwest 15 Sunday evening.
Scattered showers and fog patches Sunday afternoon and evening.
High today plus 2. Low tonight minus 3. High Sunday plus 7.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4548N 6308W to Prince
Edward Island near 4608N 6314W. Sea ice west of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4644N 6424W
to 4827N 6405W to Quebec near 4845N 6410W. Sea ice west of the ice
Third ice edge estimated from Quebec near 4845N 6751W to 4951N 6624W
to Anticosti Island near 4945N 6414W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
Fourth ice edge estimated from Anticosti Island near 4952N 6343W to
5002N 6322W to 4952N 6128W to 5001N 5941W to Quebec near 5125N
5737W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM AST 9 December 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. AST today low 952 mb located northeast of the Grand
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight departing low 966 mb located east of the
At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located from Quebec to the Gulf
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the central Marine District.
At 3:00 a.m. AST Sunday approaching trough located over the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:28 AM AST 9 December 2023 Strong to gale force northwesterly winds in the wake of an intense
low pressure system northeast of Newfoundland will diminish today as
a ridge of high pressure moves in from the west.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, and Cabot Strait.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope - eastern half
- East Scotian Slope - western half
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- 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
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- 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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