Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 03:00 AM ADT 23 March 2023
Today Tonight and Friday.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots near noon and to southeast 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to east 30 late this evening then diminishing to east 20 near midnight. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 overnight then becoming northwest 15 Friday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 20 Friday afternoon.
Snow beginning this afternoon changing to rain this evening and ending overnight. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Friday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow and in fog patches.
Temperatures minus 2 rising to plus 5 Friday afternoon.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 22 March 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday
Ice EdgeIce edge estimated from Nova Scotia near 4557N 5947W to 4620N 5930W
to 4845N 6230W to 4946N 5849W to 4730N 5940W to Newfoundland near
4711N 5528W. Sea ice west then northeast of the ice edge.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 3:00 AM ADT 23 March 2023 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough from low located over the Gulf
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough from low located from Grand Manan
to East Scotian Slope.
At 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday low 997 mb located near Eastern Shore.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday low 982 mb located east of Banquereau.
At 3:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over the central Marine
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located east of the Marine District.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 2:54 AM ADT 23 March 2023 A low pressure system over Ontario will approach the district today
reaching Maine by this evening and extending a warm front over the
southwestern marine district. The low is forecast to intensify as it
tracks eastward over Nova Scotia tonight and Banquereau Friday
morning. The disturbance will depart the marine district Friday
evening. Strong to gale force easterly winds ahead of the system
shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Georges Bank - southern half, West Scotian Slope - southern half,
eastern shore - eastern half, Sable - eastern half, East Scotian
Slope - northeastern half, Fourchu, Banquereau, Laurentian Fan, and
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait - northern half
- Cabot Strait - southern half
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore - eastern half
- Eastern Shore - western half
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope - northeastern half
- East Scotian Slope - southwestern half
- Georges Bank - northern half
- Georges Bank - southern half
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - eastern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - western half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan - northeastern half
- Laurentian Fan - southwestern half
- L'Isle-aux-Coudres to Tadoussac
- Northumberland Strait
- Pointe à Michel to Pointe-des-Monts
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - northern half
- Pointe-des-Monts to Anticosti - southern half
- Sable - eastern half
- Sable - western half
- Southeastern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Grand Banks
- Southwestern Shore
- Southwest Coast
- South Coast
- Tadoussac to Pointe à Michel
- West Scotian Slope - northern half
- West Scotian Slope - southern half
- 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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