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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots backing to southwest 15 early this evening then increasing to southwest 20 to 25 near midnight. Wind becoming southwest 25 overnight except southwest 35 in the Approaches. Wind southwest 25 except southwest 35 in the Approaches Monday.

Periods of rain Monday evening.

Temperatures minus 6 rising to plus 8 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM AST 08 December 2019
Tuesday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Thursday Wind light increasing to west 30 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday 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 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday

Ice Edge

First ice edge estimated from New Brunswick near 4605N 6350W to
Prince Edward Island near 4615N 6340W. Sea ice west of the ice edge

Second ice edge estimated from Prince Edward Island near 4625N 6255W
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 10:00 AM AST 08 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 10:00 AM AST 8 December 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:00 a.m. AST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Maine.
By 10:00 a.m. AST Monday ridge located southeast of the Marine
District.

At 3:00 a.m. AST Monday approaching trough located over Quebec.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:38 AM AST 8 December 2019 A cold northwesterly flow in the wake of a departing low pressure
system east of Newfoundland will maintain occasional freezing spray
over Gulf waters early this afternoon.

A ridge of high pressure over New England will move eastward to lie
southeast of the marine district Monday morning. A trough of low
pressure will slowly approach the marine district from the northwest
tonight and Monday. Winds will increase to strong to gale force
southwesterlies ahead of the trough.

Marine interests are advised that gale warnings are in effect for
Fundy, Grand Manan, Lurcher, Browns Bank, southwestern shore, LaHave
Bank, eastern shore, Sable, Fourchu, Banquereau, Cabot Strait,
Gulf-Magdalen and Anticosti.

Freezing spray warnings are in effect for Gulf-Magdalen,
Chaleur-Miscou and Anticosti.

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