011  
FPCN10 CWHF 220830  
FORECAST FOR HALIFAX HARBOUR AND APPROACHES ISSUED BY  
METOC HALIFAX AT 220830Z SEPTEMBER 2018.  
 
1. WARNING STATEMENT.  
 
STRONG WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT.  
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT FOR THE APPROACHES.  
 
A COLD FRONT APPROACHING FROM THE WEST THIS MORNING IS GIVING STRONG  
TO GALE FORCE SOUTHWEST WINDS AHEAD OF IT. WINDS WILL DIMINISH AND  
VEER TO THE NORTHWEST BEHIND THE FRONT AFTER IT PASSES THROUGH THE  
REGION BY MIDDAY.  
 
2. FORECAST VALID 09-21Z 22 SEPTEMBER.  
 
WINDS - HARBOUR/BEDFORD BASIN (KTS): SOUTHWEST 20 TO 25 GUSTING 35  
DIMINISHING TO WEST 10 TO 15 NEAR NOON THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15  
TO 20 GUSTING 25 THIS AFTERNOON.  
WINDS - APPROACHES (KTS): SOUTHWEST 30 TO 35 GUSTING 40 DIMINISHING  
TO WEST 15 TO 20 NEAR NOON THEN BECOMING NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 GUSTING  
25 THIS AFTERNOON.  
SKY/WEATHER: OVERCAST. SHOWERS ENDING EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THEN  
GRADUAL CLEARING.  
VISIBILITY (NM): 4 TO 6 IN SHOWERS AND MIST BECOMING 6 PLUS EARLY  
THIS AFTERNOON.  
TEMPERATURE - DOCKYARD (C): HIGH 20.  
TEMPERATURE - APPROACHES (C): HIGH 20.  
SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT - APPROACHES (M): 3 TO 4 LOWERING TO 1.5 TO  
2 EARLY THIS AFTERNOON.  
SEA SURFACE TEMPERATURE - APPROACHES (C): 17 TO 19.  
 
3. FORECAST VALID 21Z 22 SEPTEMBER - 09Z 23 SEPTEMBER.  
 
WINDS - HARBOUR/BEDFORD BASIN (KTS): NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 GUSTING  
25 DIMINISHING TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 EARLY THIS EVENING THEN TO  
LIGHT  
OVERNIGHT.  
WINDS - APPROACHES (KTS): NORTHWEST 15 TO 20 GUSTING 25 DIMINISHING  
TO NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 EARLY THIS EVENING THEN TO LIGHT OVERNIGHT.  
SKY/WEATHER: CLOUDY PERIODS.  
VISIBILITY (NM): 6 PLUS.  
TEMPERATURE - DOCKYARD (C): LOW 6.  
TEMPERATURE - APPROACHES (C): LOW 11.  
SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT - APPROACHES (M): 1.5 TO 2 LOWERING TO ONE  
TO 1.5 THIS EVENING AND TO ONE OR LESS OVERNIGHT.  
 
4. FORECAST VALID 09Z 23 SEPTEMBER - 03Z 24 SEPTEMBER.  
 
WINDS - HARBOUR/BEDFORD BASIN (KTS): LIGHT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10  
IN THE AFTERNOON AND NORTHWEST 10 IN THE EVENING.  
WINDS - APPROACHES (KTS): LIGHT BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 15 IN THE  
AFTERNOON AND NORTHWEST 10 TO 15 IN THE EVENING.  
SKY/WEATHER: A MIX OF SUN AND CLOUD. A CHANCE OF SHOWERS LATE IN THE  
EVENING.  
VISIBILITY (NM): 6 PLUS.  
TEMPERATURE - DOCKYARD (C): HIGH 17.  
TEMPERATURE - APPROACHES (C): HIGH 17.  
SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT - APPROACHES (M): ONE OR LESS.  
 
5. OUTLOOK DAY 3 - MONDAY 24 SEPTEMBER.  
 
WINDS (KTS): NORTH 15 TO 20.  
SKY/WEATHER: MAINLY SUNNY.  
MAX/MIN TEMPERATURE (C): 13/7.  
 
6. OUTLOOK DAY 4 - TUESDAY 25 SEPTEMBER.  
 
WINDS (KTS): NORTHEAST 10 TO 15 BECOMING LIGHT.  
SKY/WEATHER: MAINLY SUNNY.  
MAX/MIN TEMPERATURE (C): 13/5.  
 
7. OUTLOOK DAY 5 - WEDNESDAY 26 SEPTEMBER.  
 
WINDS (KTS): SOUTH 10 TO 15 BECOMING SOUTH 15 TO 20.  
SKY/WEATHER: CLOUDY WITH SHOWERS.  
MAX/MIN TEMPERATURE (C): 16/10.  
 
END/METOC-HFX  
 
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