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FPCN10 CWHF 150830  
FORECAST FOR HALIFAX HARBOUR AND APPROACHES ISSUED BY  
METOC HALIFAX AT 150830Z AUGUST 2020.  
 
1. WARNING STATEMENT.  
 
STRONG WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT.  
 
AS A RIDGE OF HIGH PRESSURE SITS OVER ATLANTIC CANADA AND  
TROPICAL STORM KYLE MOVES NORTHEASTWARD ALONG THE GULF STREAM,  
WINDS WILL PICK UP OUT OF THE EAST THIS AFTERNOON IN THE LOCAL  
AREA.  
 
2. FORECAST VALID 09-21Z 15 AUGUST.  
 
WINDS - HARBOUR/BEDFORD BASIN (KTS): NORTHEAST 10 VEERING TO EAST 15  
TO 20 THIS AFTERNOON.  
WINDS - APPROACHES (KTS): NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 VEERING TO EAST 20 THIS  
AFTERNOON.  
SKY/WEATHER: MAINLY CLOUDY BECOMING A MIX OF SUN AND CLOUD NEAR NOON.  
VISIBILITY (NM): 6 PLUS.  
TEMPERATURE - DOCKYARD (C): HIGH 23.  
TEMPERATURE - APPROACHES (C): HIGH 19.  
SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT - APPROACHES (M): NEAR ONE.  
SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE - APPROACHES (C): 13 TO 14.  
 
3. FORECAST VALID 21Z 15 AUGUST - 09Z 16 AUGUST.  
 
WINDS - HARBOUR/BEDFORD BASIN (KTS): EAST 15 TO 20 BACKING TO  
NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 OVERNIGHT.  
WINDS - APPROACHES (KTS): EAST 20 BACKING TO NORTHEAST 15 TO 20  
OVERNIGHT.  
SKY/WEATHER: PARTLY CLOUDY.  
VISIBILITY (NM): 6 PLUS.  
TEMPERATURE - DOCKYARD (C): LOW 16.  
TEMPERATURE - APPROACHES (C): LOW 15.  
SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT - APPROACHES (M): NEAR ONE.  
 
4. FORECAST VALID 09Z 16 AUGUST - 03Z 17 AUGUST.  
 
WINDS - HARBOUR/BEDFORD BASIN (KTS): NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 VEERING TO  
EAST 10 IN THE MORNING.  
WINDS - APPROACHES (KTS): NORTHEAST 15 TO 20 VEERING TO EAST 10 TO  
15 IN THE AFTERNOON.  
SKY/WEATHER: A MIX OF SUN AND CLOUD BECOMING MAINLY SUNNY IN THE  
AFTERNOON.  
VISIBILITY (NM): 6 PLUS.  
TEMPERATURE - DOCKYARD (C): HIGH 21.  
TEMPERATURE - APPROACHES (C): HIGH 18.  
SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT - APPROACHES (M): NEAR ONE AND A HALF.  
 
5. OUTLOOK DAY 3 - MONDAY 17 AUGUST.  
 
WINDS (KTS): LIGHT EASTERLY.  
SKY/WEATHER: MAINLY CLOUDY.  
MAX/MIN TEMPERATURE (C): 20/15.  
 
6. OUTLOOK DAY 4 - TUESDAY 18 AUGUST.  
 
WINDS (KTS): NORTHEAST 10 BACKING TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 15.  
SKY/WEATHER: CLOUDY WITH DRIZZLE OR SHOWERS THEN CLEARING.  
MAX/MIN TEMPERATURE (C): 20/15.  
 
7. OUTLOOK DAY 5 - WEDNESDAY 19 AUGUST.  
 
WINDS (KTS): WESTERLY 10.  
SKY/WEATHER: MAINLY SUNNY.  
MAX/MIN TEMPERATURE (C): 23/16.  
 
END/METOC-HFX  
 
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