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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 24 October 2020

Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northwesterly 20 knots late overnight then diminishing to north 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Temperatures plus 15 falling to plus 7 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 24 October 2020
Monday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots veering to southeast 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 20.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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

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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 24 October 2020

'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 24 October 2020 Tonight and Sunday At 3:30 p.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the St. Lawrence River.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located from Labrador to Prince
Edward Island.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today Hurricane Epsilon 958 mb located at 38.5N
59.0W.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday Hurricane Epsilon 965 mb located at
42.8N 51.1W.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 PM ADT 24 October 2020 At 12:00 P.M. ADT, hurricane epsilon was located near latitude 37.9
north and longitude 60.3 west or approximately 620 nautical miles
southwest of Cape Race. Maximum sustained winds were estimated at 70
knots and central pressure at 958 MB. Epsilon is moving northeast at
11 knots.

Epsilon has made its anticipated northeast turn and will continue to
accelerate toward the northeast tonight. It will pass through the
Southern Grand Banks on Sunday as a hurricane or a very powerful
post-tropical storm.

Strong to gale force easterlies will continue over southern waters,
then become gale to storm force northwesterlies early Sunday morning
as hurricane epsilon passes to the south of the marine district.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Laurentian Fan. Marine interests are also advised that gale warnings
are in effect for East Scotian Slope, Banquereau, Cabot Strait, and
Anticosti - western half.

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