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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 08 May 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots with gusts to 35 in the Approaches. Wind diminishing to west 15 late overnight with gusts to 25 in the Approaches overnight and Sunday morning.

Rain changing to scattered showers near midnight and ending Sunday morning.

Low tonight plus 2. High Sunday plus 12.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 08 May 2021
Monday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots becoming northeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021 Forecasts available to mariners upon request. 

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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 25 April 2021

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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 08 May 2021

'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 8:00 PM ADT 8 May 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 983 mb located over Eastern Shore.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low 984 mb located over Cape Breton Island.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT Sunday low 986 mb located over Cabot Strait.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Sunday departing low 993 mb located over western
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:57 PM ADT 8 May 2021 A low pressure system southeast of Halifax will move to lie over
Cabot Strait Sunday morning and will then move into Newfoundland and
out of the marine district. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds
ahead of the low will increase to gale to storm force west to
northwesterlies south and west of the low. Winds will gradually
diminish through Sunday.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable, East Scotian Slope and Fourchu.
Gale warnings are in effect for all remaining waters except Fundy,
Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore, Chaleur - Miscou -
western half and Anticosti - western half.

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