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FPCN10 CWHF 202030  
FORECAST FOR HALIFAX HARBOUR AND APPROACHES ISSUED BY  
METOC HALIFAX AT 202030Z SEPTEMBER 2017.  
 
1. WARNING STATEMENT.  
 
STRONG WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT.  
 
AT FORECAST ISSUE TIME TROPICAL STORM JOSE WAS OFF THE VIRGINIA  
COAST. JOSE IS FORECAST TO CHURN IN THAT GENERAL VICINITY FOR THE  
NEXT SEVERAL DAYS. MEANWHILE A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE OVER QUEBEC  
WILL PUSH INTO THE MARITIMES THURSDAY. MODERATE TO STRONG  
NORTHEASTERLIES ARE EXPECTED THURSDAY.  
 
2. FORECAST VALID 21Z 20 SEPTEMBER - 09Z 21 SEPTEMBER.  
 
WINDS - HARBOUR/BEDFORD BASIN (KTS): NORTHEAST 10.  
WINDS - APPROACHES (KTS): NORTHEAST 10 TO 15.  
SKY/WEATHER: CLOUDY WITH PERIODS OF DRIZZLE ENDING NEAR MIDNIGHT.  
FOG AND MIST OVER THE APPROACHES SPREADING INLAND THIS EVENING THEN  
DISSIPATING LATER.  
VISIBILITY (NM): ONE HALF OR LESS IN FOG. ONE TO 6 IN MIST. 6 PLUS  
OTHERWISE.  
TEMPERATURE - DOCKYARD (C): LOW 17.  
TEMPERATURE - APPROACHES (C): STEADY NEAR 18.  
SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT - APPROACHES (M): 2.5 TO 3.  
SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE - APPROACHES (C): 17 TO 18.  
 
3. FORECAST VALID 09Z 21 SEPTEMBER - 03Z 22 SEPTEMBER.  
 
WINDS - HARBOUR/BEDFORD BASIN (KTS): NORTHEAST 10 TO 15.  
WINDS - APPROACHES (KTS): NORTHEAST 15 TO 20.  
SKY/WEATHER: MAINLY CLOUDY. CLEARING EARLY.  
VISIBILITY (NM): 6 PLUS.  
TEMPERATURE - DOCKYARD (C): HIGH 21.  
TEMPERATURE - APPROACHES (C): STEADY NEAR 18.  
SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT - APPROACHES (M): 2.5 LOWERING TO NEAR 2  
LATE IN THE DAY.  
 
4. OUTLOOK DAY 3 - FRIDAY 22 SEPTEMBER.  
 
WINDS (KTS): EAST 15 TO 20 DIMINISHING TO EAST 10 TO 15.  
SKY/WEATHER: A MIX OF SUN AND CLOUD.  
MAX/MIN TEMPERATURE (C): 20 / 11.  
 
5. OUTLOOK DAY 4 - SATURDAY 23 SEPTEMBER.  
 
WINDS (KTS): LIGHT.  
SKY/WEATHER: CLOUDY WITH SUNNY PERIODS.  
MAX/MIN TEMPERATURE (C): 21 / 11.  
 
6. OUTLOOK DAY 5 - SUNDAY 24 SEPTEMBER.  
 
WINDS (KTS): WEST 10 TO 15.  
SKY/WEATHER: CLOUDY WITH SUNNY PERIODS. CHANCE OF SHOWERS.  
MAX/MIN TEMPERATURE (C): 22 / 17.  
 
END/METOC-HFX  
 
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