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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 29 October 2020

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to northerly 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to northeast 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind northeast 20 to 25 Friday.

Rain tonight and Friday morning.

Temperatures plus 8 falling to plus 1 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 29 October 2020
Saturday Wind north 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to south 20 to 25.
Monday Wind south 35 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 25.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020 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 May 2020

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Forecasts available to mariners upon request.

Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 29 October 2020

'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 10:00 AM ADT 29 October 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today departing low 1010 mb located south of
Laurentian Fan.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today trough located over the eastern Gulf of
St. Lawrence.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing trough located northeast of
Newfoundland.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight trough located southwest of the Marine
District.
By 10:00 a.m. ADT Friday trough located south of the Marine
District.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:54 AM ADT 29 October 2020 A low pressure system along the Eastern Seaboard this evening will
push a trough south of the marine district overnight and throughout
the day on Friday. Strong to gale force northeasterly winds are
forecast across the southern marine district north of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Browns Bank, Georges Bank, LaHave Bank, West Scotian Slope, Sable,
East Scotian Slope and Laurentian Fan.

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