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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2019

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to southwest 25 early this morning except southwest 35 in the Approaches today. Wind becoming south 30 near midnight then increasing to south 45 overnight. Wind veering to southwest 35 Tuesday morning then diminishing to southwest 25 Tuesday evening.

Rain tonight and Tuesday morning. Fog patches forming after midnight.

Temperatures plus 2 rising to plus 11 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday 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 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 Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4545N 6205W to
Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6205W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4630N 6215W
to 4730N 6415W to 4850N 6335W to 4850N 6110W to 5050N 5805W to
Newfoundland near 5035N 5720W. Sea ice west and north of the ice
edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 03:00 AM AST 09 December 2019

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 AST 9 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 3:00 a.m. AST today departing ridge located over the eastern
Marine District.

At 8:00 p.m. AST tonight low 993 mb located over the Great Lakes.
By 8:00 p.m. AST Tuesday low 984 mb located over northern Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 6:01 AM AST 9 December 2019 A developing low pressure system approaching the Great Lakes area
will track northeastward to lie over Northern Quebec by Tuesday
evening. An associated trough of low pressure will give a swath of
strong to gale force southwest winds today. Winds will weaken
somewhat later today but then begin to increase again tonight as the
low pressure system approaches. Gale to near storm force south to
southwest winds are expected later tonight and Tuesday.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for all
waters.

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