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Halifax Harbour and Approaches

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:00 AM ADT 26 October 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots this afternoon and to southwest 20 late overnight. Wind veering to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Tuesday.

Showers tonight and Tuesday. Fog patches forming near midnight and dissipating near noon Tuesday.

Temperatures plus 3 rising to plus 14 Tuesday morning then falling to plus 7 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 03:00 AM ADT 26 October 2020
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind westerly 20 to 25 knots diminishing to westerly 15.
Friday Wind northeast 20 knots increasing to northeast 30.

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 Conditions

Ice Forecasts

Issued 10:00 AM EDT 25 May 2020

Ice Coverage

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 26 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 26 October 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 a.m. ADT today high 1033 mb located over Nova Scotia.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight departing high 1033 mb located east
of Banquereau.

At 8:00 p.m. ADT tonight low 1015 mb located over New England.
By 8:00 p.m. ADT Tuesday low 995 mb located east of Newfoundland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:39 AM ADT 26 October 2020 A low pressure system approaching from New England later today will
move across the Gulf of St. Lawrence Tuesday morning to lie east of
Newfoundland by Tuesday evening. Strong south to southwest winds
developing ahead of the low tonight could possibly approach gale
force Tuesday morning over the Banquereau marine area. Behind the
low, strong northwesterlies could also approach gale force Tuesday
afternoon over the Cabot Strait marine area.

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