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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 08:00 PM ADT 16 May 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southerly 15 to 20 knots Tuesday morning then veering to southwest 20 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Showers overnight and Tuesday with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches tonight and fog patches retreating to the approaches Tuesday morning.

Low tonight plus 8. High Tuesday plus 13.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:30 PM ADT 16 May 2022
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 15 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 15 knots backing to south 20.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 16 May 2022 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 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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 16 May 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5011N 6116W to 4929N 6045W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5723W. Sea ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 8:00 PM ADT 16 May 2022

'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 16 May 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the central Marine District.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the eastern Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight intensifying low 995 mb located east of
the Great Lakes.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 987 mb located over the St. Lawrence
River.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 7:27 PM ADT 16 May 2022 Gale force east to southeasterly winds will develop Tuesday afternoon
over some northern waters ahead of an intensifying low over Quebec.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Cabot Strait - northern half, Gulf-Magdalen - northeastern half and
Anticosti.

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