Halifax Harbour and Approaches
Issued 08:00 PM ADT 15 April 2021
Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to east 15 knots late overnight and to east 20 to 25 Friday morning. Wind increasing to east 25 to 30 early Friday evening.
Rain or snow Friday evening.
Low tonight zero. High Friday plus 5.
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Ice ForecastsIssued 10:00 AM EDT 15 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday
Ice EdgeFirst ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4703N 6449W to
4720N 6412W to 4805N 6356W to Quebec near 4850N 6413W. Sea ice west
of the ice edge.
Second ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5005N 6146W to 4954N
6000W to 5054N 5807W to Newfoundland near 5022N 5732W. Sea ice north
of the ice edge.
Warnings (In effect)
Halifax Harbour and ApproachesIssued 8:00 PM ADT 15 April 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 8:00 PM ADT 15 April 2021 Tonight and Friday At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight ridge located from Anticosti Island to
West Scotian Slope.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday weakening ridge located over the central
At 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday trough located southwest of the Marine
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Friday trough located south of Nova Scotia.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 7:50 PM ADT 15 April 2021 A trough of low pressure will approach the southwestern marine
district Friday morning and will move to lie south of Nova Scotia by
evening. Strong to gale force easterly winds will develop ahead of
the trough then shift to strong westerlies south of it.
Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, Georges Bank, southwestern shore,
LaHave Bank and West Scotian Slope.
Outlook for the start-up of the eastern shore lobster fishery.
Sunday...Winds variable 10 to 15 knots becoming westerly 15 to 20 in
The afternoon. Sea state near 2 metres.
Monday...Winds westerly 20 to 25 knots. Sea state near 2 metres.
Atlantic - Maritimes Area
- Anticosti - eastern half
- Anticosti - western half
- Banquereau - northern half
- Banquereau - southern half
- Bras d'Or Lakes
- Browns Bank
- Cabot Strait
- Chaleur - Miscou
- Eastern Shore
- East Coast - Cape St. Francis and south
- East Scotian Slope
- Georges Bank
- Grand Manan
- Gulf - Magdalen - northern half
- Gulf - Magdalen - southern half
- Gulf - Port au Port
- Halifax Harbour and Approaches
- LaHave Bank
- Laurentian Fan
- 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
- 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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