Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 10:00 AM AST 24 February 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots backing to southwest 20 near midnight then veering to northwest 25 Thursday afternoon.
Showers overnight and Thursday. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Thursday morning.
Temperatures minus 1 rising to plus 4 this afternoon.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Cape Breton near 4648N 6053W to 4759N 6110W
to 4733N 6250W to 4835N 6224W to 4946N 5910W to Newfoundland near
4755N 5924W. Sea ice west then north then east of the ice edge.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:00 AM AST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. AST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
At 3:00 a.m. AST Thursday low 999 mb located over Maine.
By 3:30 p.m. AST Thursday low 993 mb located over Banquereau.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:42 AM AST 24 February 2021 A low pressure system currently over the Great Lakes will track
eastward through Maine tonight and the Maritimes Thursday. This low
will bring strong to gale force westerlies to southern waters through
the day Thursday and strong to gale force northwesterlies to northern
waters Thursday afternoon.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
regions except Fundy, southwestern shore, eastern shore - western
half, Northumberland Strait - western half, and Anticosti - eastern
Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Northumberland Strait -
eastern half, Gulf-Magdalen, Chaleur-Miscou, and Anticosti.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou - eastern half
- Chaleur - Miscou - western half
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait - eastern half
- Northumberland Strait - western half
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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