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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 25 April 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 near noon and to northwest 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light late overnight. Wind light Friday.

Temperatures plus 1 rising to plus 6 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 25 April 2024
Saturday Wind light.
Sunday Wind north 15 knots.
Monday Wind north 25 knots.

Ice Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 April 2024 Today Tonight and Friday 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 East Chedabucto Bay – 44488 West Chedabucto Bay – 44489 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 Charlo Miramichi Fundy Park (Alma) Grand Manan Kouchibouguac 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 EDT 25 April 2024 Today Tonight and Friday

Ice Edge

Ice edge estimated from Quebec near 5014N 6215W to 5005N 6212W to
4950N 6034W to 5114N 5741W to 5117N 5728W then northeastward. Sea
ice north of the ice edge.

Ice Coverage

Ice free.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Halifax Harbour and Approaches

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 25 April 2024

'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 25 April 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today low 998 mb located over Anticosti Island.
By 3:30 p.m. ADT today departing low 998 mb located west of
Newfoundland.

At 10:00 a.m. ADT today ridge located over southern Ontario.
By 3:00 a.m. ADT Friday ridge located over New England.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:07 AM ADT 25 April 2024 An intense low pressure system over Anticosti Island will track
northeastward and east of the marine district by this afternoon.
Gale to storm force northwesterlies are expected in the wake of this
low for northern waters.

Marine interests are advised that a storm warning is in effect for
Anticosti. Gale warnings are in effect for Cabot Strait - northern
half, Northumberland Strait, Gulf - Magdalen, and Chaleur - Miscou.

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