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Halifax Harbour and Approaches


Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM AST 22 February 2024

Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 15 knots Friday morning then backing to south 20 Friday afternoon.

Showers Friday evening.

Low tonight minus 2. High Friday plus 3.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 22 February 2024
Saturday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to northwest 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to north 15.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday Open water. 

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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 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 22 February 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4529N 6515W to Nova
Scotia near 4509N 6448W. Sea ice east of the ice edge.

Second ice edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4558N 5948W to 4615N
5923W to 4757N 6116W to 4711N 6256W to 4803N 6303W to 4942N 5853W to
4816N 5942W to 4728N 5922W to Newfoundland near 4707N 5547W. Sea ice
southwest then north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Open water.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 8:00 PM AST 22 February 2024 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 998 mb located south of East Scotian
By 3:00 a.m. AST Friday trough from 992 mb low located over
Laurentian Fan extending northeastward.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located west of the Marine District.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Friday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Laurentian Fan.

At 8:00 p.m. AST Friday approaching trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Maine.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:43 PM AST 22 February 2024 Strong to gale force east to northeast winds are occurring over
southern waters between a ridge of high pressure over Newfoundland
and a low pressure system south of East Scotian Slope. The low will
move through southeastern waters tonight and Friday morning with
strong northwesterlies diminishing in its wake. Another trough of low
pressure will approach the district late in the day Friday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
West Scotian Slope and East Scotian Slope.

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