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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 February 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots with gusts to 20 ending early this morning. Wind diminishing to light near noon then increasing to southwest 15 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwest 20 Thursday evening.

Scattered flurries Thursday evening.

Temperatures minus 8 rising to plus 1 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 01 February 2023
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to northwest 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to south 35 late in the day.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday 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 EST 31 January 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4542N 6218W to Prince
Edward Island near 4559N 6231W. Sea ice southwest of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from 4658N 6157W to 4713N 6215W to 4753N
6129W to 4738N 6105W to 4658N 6157W. Sea ice within the ice edge.

Third ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4628N 6240W
to 4730N 6411W to 4905N 6319W to 4849N 6145W to 5052N 5740W to
Newfoundland near 4926N 5812W. Sea ice west then east of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:00 AM AST 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing low located east of the Avalon
Peninsula.

At 3:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST today ridge located over the Maritimes.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:34 AM AST 1 February 2023 A low pressure system approaching from Southeastern Quebec will give
strong to gale force southwesterlies late on Thursday.

Marine interests are advised that freezing spray warnings are in
effect for all Gulf of St. Lawrence waters.

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