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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 16 May 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind east 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers ending this afternoon. Periods of rain Tuesday with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches in the Approaches today. Fog patches moving into the harbour this evening. Fog patches retreating to the approaches Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near plus 8.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 16 May 2022
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots backing to south 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 May 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday Ice free. 

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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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 16 May 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5011N 6116W to 4929N 6045W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5723W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 16 May 2022

'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 10:00 AM ADT 16 May 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the western Marine District.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the eastern Marine District.

At 3:30 p.m. ADT today intensifying low 1001 mb located over the
eastern Great Lakes.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 988 mb located over the St. Lawrence
River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM ADT 16 May 2022 Gale force east to southeasterly winds will develop late in the day
Tuesday over some Gulf of St. Lawrence waters ahead of an
intensifying low over Quebec.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Gulf-Magdalen - northwestern half and Anticosti.

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