Not yet fully loaded yet, Lady Georgina sits in Eastern Passage, awaiting the start of the season.
Although extremely seaworthy, lobster boats can become overloaded.
Therefore good weather is needed for a safe opening day. Today's combination of wind and left over seas from last night's storm have resulted in the delay this year.
The waves were still pounding in at Eastern Passage this morning, long after last night's storm had passed.
Eastern Passage, on the edge of Halifax harbour, is the eastern most limit of District 33. The zone extends to Barrington and District 34 picks up there and reaches Digby.
With Dumping Day now scheduled for Tuesday, November 26, it is expected that fishers will be on the water early in the morning to ensure that they get their traps in their preferred locations. The Coast Guard will also be on alert to assist any boats that may get in trouble.