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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 November 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 25 knots except northeast 35 in the Approaches. Wind diminishing to north 15 to 20 late overnight and to light late Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon.

Rain ending overnight. Risk of thunderstorms near midnight. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Tuesday morning.

Temperatures near plus 9.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM AST 18 November 2019
Wednesday Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 18 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday 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 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 EST 18 November 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4555N 6155W to 4840N 6045W
to Quebec near 5125N 5735W. Sea ice northwest of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 3:30 PM AST 18 November 2019

'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 3:30 PM AST 18 November 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 3:30 p.m. AST today low 992 mb located over Georges Bank.
By 3:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 994 mb located over Eastern Shore.

At 10:00 a.m. AST Tuesday low 995 mb located near Cape Breton
Island.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Tuesday low 996 mb located over southwestern
Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:21 PM AST 18 November 2019 A low pressure system over Georges Bank will track northeast to cross
Cape Breton Tuesday morning and over Newfoundland by Tuesday evening.
Gale to potentially storm force easterlies will spread further north
and east ahead of the low tonight. Winds will then shift to strong to
gale force southwesterlies in its wake.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters except Northumberland Strait, Chaleur - Miscou, and Anticosti.

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