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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 18 September 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 10 to 15 knots overnight and to north 15 to 20 Sunday morning with gusts to 25 in the Approaches. Wind becoming north 20 to 25 Sunday afternoon with gusts to 35 in the Approaches. Wind becoming north 20 Sunday evening.

Showers tonight and Sunday morning. Fog patches dissipating overnight.

Temperatures plus 16 rising to plus 22 this afternoon then falling to plus 16 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 18 September 2021
Monday Wind north 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021 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 Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2021

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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 18 September 2021

'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 3:00 AM ADT 18 September 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 3:00 a.m. ADT today Tropical Storm Odette 1008 mb located at
37.1N 70.4W.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Sunday Post-tropical Storm Odette 997 mb located
at 41N 63W.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over the St. Lawrence River.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 2:54 AM ADT 18 September 2021 As of 3:00 AM Odette is at 37.1 degrees north, 70.4 degrees west or
about 250 nautical miles south-southeast of Nantucket. Maximum winds
are 40 knots, central pressure is 1008 millibars and the system is
moving northeast at 9 knots.

Tropical storm Odette is currently southwest of Georges Bank and will
track along slope waters to lie over Laurentian Fan on Sunday.
Strom to gale force southeasterly winds will increase to gale to
storm force northerlies in its wake over eastern waters. Winds may
gust to hurricane force over eastern waters late in the day.

Marine interests are advised that storm warnings are in effect for
Sable, East Scotian Slope, Banquereau and Laurentian Fan - western
half. Gale warnings are in effect for Georges Bank - southern half,
West Scotian Slope - southern half, eastern shore, Fourchu,
Laurentian Fan - eastern half, Cabot Strait.

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