Welcome to NovaWeather...
...a source of weather information for meteorologists
and citizens of Atlantic Canada
Weather conditions at New Glasgow, Nova Scotia  (45.588N,  62.656W   elevation 120 ft)
DATA ARCHIVES:   
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VIEW STATION DATA ON MAP       CWOP DISPLAY AND INFO   SITE   |   MAP   |  QC

View nearby web cam on Mt. William (elev ~ 300 ft, 3 km WSW of the station)
Photographic views of the site and elevation map of surroundings - Pictou County
RADAR IMAGERY
Canadian Products:
  
Gore NS (XGO)
   Marion Bridge NS (XMB)
  
Chipman, NB (XNC)
  
Holyrood NF (WTP)
  
Marble Mountain NF (XME)
  
Canadian Radar (every 10-minutes)*
American Products:
  
Caribou ME (CAR)    
  
Radar Loop US (Intellicast)
  
Echo Tops/Cell Mvmt (Intellicast)
  
NWS Real-time radar
  NEXRAD (with doppler velocity)
SATELLITE IMAGERY
Interactive Satellite Viewer
Big North America Images: IR | VIS | WV
HRPT and GOES EAST*
CMC Images
POES rain-rate products
TRaP (Tropical Rainfall Potential)
MODIS - 250-m Resolution    Maritimes subsets
             
Gulf St. Lawrence subset
CIMSS Imagery (Sat winds, shear products, etc)
Upper Ocean Heat Content (from altimetry data)
NRL - Various Images (US and S. Canada)
Water Vapor Loops:  NOAA1   NOAA2   NOAA3
MARINE WEATHER
Offshore Weather Data
Buoy Data:
               
National Data Buoy Center    Smartbay
               CMEP Lunenburg Bay buoys
               Gulf St Lawrence buoys (ILM)
Sea States: 12Z*: Anal | 12HR | 24HR | 36HR PROG
               
00Z*: Anal | 12HR | 24HR | 36HR PROG
               
CMC Waves [WAM]     
               
NOAA WaveWatch III wave model
               SWAN / GoMOOS forecasts (waves)
               
OPC Current Sea State
               NEREIDS Satellite Waves
               Coastal Surf Information
Sea Surface Temperature (SST) Data:
    
NESDIS SST data - many regions
    
REMSS SST interface    REMSS TC Page
    NOAA satellite-based SST (high-res)
    
DFO SSTs (Atlantic area)
    
SST Anomalies:   NESDIS NHC Gulf of Maine
Ocean Prediction Center (Washington, DC)
QuikSCAT    Alternate 1   Alternate 2   ASCAT
Windsat  (...and QuikSCAT, etc)
Storm Surge Model (Dalhousie) [CMEP]
Tidesonline - U.S. coastal tide gauge data
Storm Surge Probabilistic Display (US)
Canadian Tide Tables
Tide gauges
Canadian Ice Service
AVIATION WEATHER
Canadian Products:
  
NAVCAN Weather
  
CMC Aviation PROGs
  
GFAs for Canadian Airspace
  
American Products:
  
Aviation Digital Data Service (US)
  
CAT Forecasts (NOAA)
  
Aviation Weather Center (Kansas City)
SURFACE OBSERVATIONS
Map of Station Identifiers (Canada)
Identifiers:  NS/PEI    NB    NF    LAB
Halifax mesonetwork:   
aerial   site names
Hourly Surface Data Plots:
  
Eastern Canada (UNISYS)
  
United States (UNISYS)
  NOAA(HPC) large surface plot maps
  NEW: MADIS surface data display
     (change GMT time in URL to time of interest)
Weather Interface Search Key (Taxas A&M)
Interactive Surface Data (U. of Wyoming)
SAs and SYNOs*
Privately-operated weather stations:
   
New Glasgow, NS   archive
    
Antigonish (Hbr)
   
Drum Head, NS (Guysborough Co.)   archive
    Porter's Lake, NS archive
    Porter's Lake (2)
   
  Port Hawkesbury [alternate]
    Bridgewater                 Bedford [map]
    
Chester, NS
    Baddeck                      Truro, NS [map]
   
Sydney Mines NS
   
Middle Sackville, NS     Dartmouth (Colby Vllg)
   
West Brooklyn Mtn, NS (10km E. of Wolfville)
    
Cape Pine, NL [map]       Tusket, NS (just east of Yarmouth)
    Norris Pt., NL [map]       Coldbrook, NS (near Greenwood)
    
Belanger (Codroy Vlly), NL
   New Chelsea (Avalon), NL
    
Bertrand, NB (Acadian Pen)
    
OTHER sites including many in New Brunswick
   
CWOP - Citizens Weather Observing Program
   MesoWest stations display map
   WeatherUnderground display map
Hydrometric Data:
   
Water Survey of Canada riverflow conditions
   
Newfoundland River Flow Sites
   New Brunswick RiverWatch
METEOROLOGICAL DATA ARCHIVES
Canadian data: Station Data   Monthly Summaries
METARs and SAs running archive (max past 1440 obs)
PSC surface data display interface (back to 1998)
FSL Sounding Archive (1998...)
IRGA Sounding Archive
NESDIS Satellite Archive (1974...)
QuikSCAT    [storm archive 1]    [storm archive 2]
AVHRR SST/Cloud-cover Archive  (1979...)
Radar Data Archive
Canadian Buoy Data Archive
SST Archive (CLASS)
Special Events Imagery (NCDC)
Tropical Cyclone Rainfall Data (1976...)
Precipitation graphics (monthly) + climatology
NCEP-NCAR Re-analyses (1948...)     Visualization
NOAA SRRS - various NOAA-based products archive
Climate Diagnostics Center historical data plotting interface
Oceanographic Data (SST Climatology, BIO)   SST Data since 1997
Daily Weather Maps (US, lower Canada)
Station data plot archive
Station observation history (Canada)
Numerical Model Output Archive
SURFACE ANALYSES
Canada (CMC): 00Z | 06Z | 12Z | 18Z
OPC Eastern Seaboard & West Atlantic:
                       
00Z | 06Z | 12Z | 18Z
OPC Western Europe & East Atlantic:
                       
00Z | 06Z | 12Z | 18Z
NA Temperature Contour (UNISYS)
US Surface Weather Depiction
4-panel Weather Summary (PSC)
CLIMATOLOGY
Canadian Climate Normals - 1971-2000 data
Bjarne Hansen's diurnal/seasonal climatology website
TOPOGRAPHIC MAPS
Maritimes   Newfoundland    Labrador   (150-ft intervals)
Atlantic Canada Locator Map
Nova Scotia (with locators)
Pictou Co., NS (very high-res)
With station identifiers: NS   NB   NF   LAB
UPPER-AIR DATA
Upper-air Charts (CMC):
850 | 700 | 500 | 250
Interactive Sounding Site Map (Canada, US)
Mandatory Level Plots (UNISYS)
Wind Profilers  
REFERENCE / MANUALS
WeatherTap (lightning, radar, etc)
The Weather Calculator (El Paso NWSO)
UM Weather Software Archive
Standard Atmosphere Calculator
Wind Chill, Humidex, Humidity Calculators
Canadian Wind Chill Table (Celsius, km/h)
Saturation Vapor Pressure Table (mb)
Humidex Table (Celsius)    with dew points
Sun and Moon Rise/Set Tables
Meteorological SYNO Decodes
Synoptic Codes Table
AMS Journals Online   [forthcoming issues]
Precipitation-typing nomogram     Table
Radar Beam Height Nomogram
Photo Gallery of Weather
Blank Plotting Maps - Eastern Canada:
   
1. Atlantic Canada   2. Marine Regions  
      3. 
Maritimes   4. Maritimes 2    5. Atlantic Canada 2
     6.  Color topo-ref map
MatLab scripts
Norlat Case Studies Library
Wave training module (including dynamic fetch)
Lat/Long finder
MANOBS
MANAIR
MANAB
MANMAR
PUBPRO
TAF/METAR
LIGHTNING DATA
WeatherTap LTNG
Lightning analysis EC (strike frequency)
Lightning analysis (TWN)
StormVue (NE US/Ern. Canada)
StormVue (NB - Fredericton)
WEATHER CAMS
Highway Cameras:  NS    PEI   NB   NFLD
Halifax - Harbour Cam
Halifax - Fenwick Tower View
Halifax - Bedford Basin
Peggy's Cove, NS
Lunenburg / Chester, Nova Scotia
Kentville Downtown
West Brooklyn Mtn (10km E. Wolfville, NS)
Cape Breton - L'Ardoise
Prince Edward Island Cams (incl. Bridge)
Fredericton, NB (AFC Cam)
St. John's, NF (downtown)
Quebec region cameras
More web cams at Rodney Barney's site
TROPICAL WEATHER
Canadian Hurricane Centre (Halifax) Track Map
   CHC Bulletin and storm track archives
National Hurricane Center (Miami)
PSC Tropical Weather Page
Tropical Analysis and Forecast Branch (TAFB)
  Surface Analyses:
00Z | 06Z | 12Z | 18Z
Summary page on hurricane models    WU site
Tropical Model Animations   [more on FSU MM5]
Horizontal hurricane surface wind fields (HWind)
Kerry Emanuel's TC Forecast Page
Jonathan Vigh's TC Forecast Page
Tropical Satellite Imagery (NRL, Monterey)
Tropical Satellite Imagery (CIRA)
Tropical Satellite Imagery (CIMSS) (includes recon display)
Bob Hart's Cyclone Phase Analyses
AMSU-derived Tropical Products
Weather Underground Tropical Page
UNISYS Tropical Archive/Information
JHU/APL Tropical Imagery
AOML HRD Flight Imagery
Best track datasets:  DeMaria   Landsea    Kossin
Hurricane City (Various Statistics)
Hurricane Re-analysis Project (AOML)
Hurricane Tracker (historical database)
Bill Gray's seasonal forecasts
Jim Leonard's Site
StormPulse Storm Tracker
Numerical guidance archive   [documentation]
TC Genesis Forecasts: Paul Roundy   CIRA
WMO RSMCs
NTC Activity Calculator
SST/SST Anomalies for Atlantic Hurricane Window
Hurricane Research Site
COMPUTER MODEL FORECASTS
Various Models:   site 1site 2 (includes 1-week archive)
CMC GEM runs (regional/global/ensemble)
    [GEM Cloud]
NCEP Models Page (NAM, GFS, MRF, NGM)
GEM Precip Types
NAM/GFS Precip Types
Earl Barker's Site (lots of precip/snow stuff)
GFS Theta-e on Dynamic Trop Progs
3-hourly Synoptic Forecast for Maritimes
U. Mich. Models Page (ETA, AVN, ECMWF...)
ECMWF day 3-4-5-6
MRF 9-panel (UNISYS)
Cyclone tracking site
WRF for NFLD (SmartBay)
Model Soundings (WRF, GFS, UKMET)
MOS from GEM*: NS   PEI   NB   NF (1 2 3)
TEXT FORECASTS
Public                         
Nova Scotia                
Prince Edward Is.        
New Brunswick           
Newfoundland
Labrador
Complete suite of bulletins*
Ohio State site (NS Forecast)
MEDIA
The Halifax Herald (Halifax NS)
Halifax Metro News (formerly Daily News)
The Telegram (St. John's NF)
New Glasgow NS News (East Coast FM Radio)
New Glasgow Evening News
EC Clients Server (password required)
Links with (*) are password-protected
Special Weather Events 
This site is owned and operated by Chris Fogarty, last updated on 17 September 2008
[Site created November 12, 1999]
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SUMMER SEVERE WEATHER
Quick Review of Convective Indices
ANALYSIS PRODUCTS
  
Radar Imagery NavCanada   (CAPPI and Echo Tops)
  
Maine Radar Echo Tops and Cell Movement
  
Sounding Data (including many convective indices)
FORECAST PRODUCTS
  
CMC Summer Severe Weather PROGS
 
  ETA 4-panel Lifted Index Plots
   Storm Prediction Center (NWS)     [SPC storm reports]
A Short Case Study of an Exceptionally Hot Summer Day:
August 10th, 2001
REPORT (pdf)

Fig. 1 -
Surface analysis 18 UTC
Fig. 2 -
500 mb Height Analysis 18 UTC
Fig. 3 -
850 mb Temperatures 12 UTC
Fig. 4 -
850 mb Temperatures 18 UTC
Fig. 5. -
Maximum Temperature Plot
Fig. 6 -
Sea Surface Temperature Analysis
Fig. 7 -
Sounding from Yarmouth 12 UTC
FIRE WEATHER
Canadian Fire Information
Fire Weather in the US (NOAA)
NB Fire Weather Observations
NS Fire Weather Observations    [Map for the fire sites]
Bookmarks
tstorms.org
Dalhousie Oceanography Department
POMSS (seminars)
Community for Mesoscale Modeling
RPN Utilities
Dalhousie Atmospheric Physics Program
CMOS
Shell script writing
Norton Account
Heavy Wet Snowfall Event - Halifax, 7 November 2002
Image 1              Storm Summary
Image 2              06Z 7 Nov Imagery:
Image 3              Surface Analysis        Satellite      500 mb HT/Vort (00HR ETA)
Image 4              Radar Composite                          1000-500mb Thickness/SLP
Environment Canada  weatheroffice
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Major Flood of March 31, 2003
Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Canada
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Hurricane Juan: September 28th and 29th, 2003 - Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island
The Great Maritimes Blizzard of
February 18-19, 2004
Summary Report
Impacts of the Blizzard of January 23/24, 2005
in the Maritimes
Summary Report
Sunset views from the Atlantic Storm Prediction Center / Canadian Hurricane Center in Dartmouth,
Nova Scotia, Canada  (July 28, 2005):    
sunset 1   sunset 2
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AIR QUALITY
WX office AQ page
AIRNOW
Environment Canada AQHI
Canadian AQ model:  CHRONOS
American AQ model:  Operational | Experimental
MODIS
AQUA Satellite image showing sea ice off Cape Breton Island at 18Z 24 February 2008
Some peculiar cloud formations - Aug 01, 2008