Halifax Harbour and Approaches
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.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 31 January 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday
Ice EdgeFirst 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
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 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
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 StatementIssued 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.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northwestern half
- Banquereau - southeastern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- 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
- 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
- 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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