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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 23 April 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 this afternoon with gusts to 30 in the Approaches. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 this evening then increasing to west 15 to 20 early Saturday morning. Wind veering to northwest 20 Saturday afternoon then diminishing to light Saturday evening.

Temperatures plus 5 rising to plus 12 Saturday afternoon then falling to plus 7 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 April 2021
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind easterly 25 to 35 knots becoming southwesterly 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots veering to northwest 10 to 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 23 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday 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 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 23 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday

Ice Edge

Ice edge is outside the forecast region.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 23 April 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 23 April 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 980 mb located over the Gaspe Peninsula.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Saturday low 992 mb located over the Quebec
Lower North Shore.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:53 AM ADT 23 April 2021 A low pressure system over the Gaspé Peninsula will slowly move to
lie northeast of Anticosti Island this evening and will move
northeast of the marine district on Saturday. Strong to gale force
southwesterlies will gradually diminish tonight and Saturday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Fundy, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau - southeastern
half, Laurentian Fan and Anticosti - western half.

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