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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 30 September 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 this afternoon with gusts to 35 then diminishing to southwest 15 after midnight. Wind southwest 15 Thursday.

Showers and fog patches ending this evening.

High today plus 20. Low tonight plus 14. High Thursday plus 19.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 30 September 2020
Friday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind variable 15 knots becoming west 15.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 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 May 2020

Ice Coverage

Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 30 September 2020

'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 10:00 AM ADT 30 September 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today quasi-stationary high located east of the
Grand Banks.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today intensifying low 990 mb located north of
New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 971 mb located over western Labrador.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT Thursday low 969 mb located northeast of Labrador.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:51 AM ADT 30 September 2020 A low pressure system will continue to develop over Northern New
England this morning. The low will intensify as it tracks
northeastward passing over Western Labrador this evening. Strong to
gale force southerlies are expected near the low.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Gulf - Magdalen, Chaleur - Miscou
- eastern half and Anticosti.

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