Sydney, Nova Scotia

All information about Sydney Cruise Port. Timetable for the arrival of ships, the time of their stay and the number of passengers. Sydney Port news. Weather forecast and historical weather, as well as water temperatures around Sydney.

Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada | © Tom MacDonald

Sydney: tourist information

Sydney is a harbour town on Cape Breton Island, in Nova Scotia, Canada. By the water, the Big Fiddle is a huge violin statue honouring local music. Wooden 18th-century buildings include the Cossit and Jost houses, now museums with period furniture. St. Patrick’s Church Museum showcases local history in an 1828 church. East, at Glace Bay, the Cape Breton Miners’ Museum explores the area’s coal-mining heritage.


  • Country: Canada
  • Capital: Ottawa
  • Government: Canada
  • State/Region: Nova Scotia
  • Time Zone: -4 GMT
  • Language: English, French
  • Latitude: 46.1500000
  • Longitude: -60.1666667
  • Est. Population: 26083
  • Currency: Canadian Dollar
  • Fire: Sydney River Fire Department- Address: P.O. Box 795, Sydney , NS, B1P 6J1; Phone: (902) 564-9989
  • Hospital: Cape Breton Regional Hospital- Address: Sydney, NS B1L1A5; Phone: 902-567-8000
  • General: Emergency Phone:911
  • Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada | © Ken Heaton

    Sydney Cruise Port Schedule

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    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada
    Sydney, Nova Scotia, Canada | © Ken Heaton

    Sydney in the News

    Port rating and occupancy

    Port of Sydney ranks 172th in the world in terms of the number of tourists visiting it.

    Number of cruise ship calls in the coming year: 96.

    The total number of tourists (passengers) of cruise ships in the port of Sydney in the next 12 months is 225885.

    According to the popularity rating among more than 1,000 cruise ports in the world, Sydney ranks 113.

    Weather in Sydney

    Mar 26
    Min/Max temp: 21°F (-6°C) / 34°F (1°C)
    Snow (snow), no wind
    Mar 27
    Min/Max temp: 25°F (-4°C) / 34°F (1°C)
    Snow (snow), no wind
    Mar 28
    Min/Max temp: 23°F (-5°C) / 34°F (1°C)
    Clouds (overcast clouds), no wind
    Mar 29
    Min/Max temp: 28°F (-2°C) / 34°F (1°C)
    Snow (rain and snow), no wind
    Mar 30
    Min/Max temp: 27°F (-3°C) / 37°F (3°C)
    Snow (light snow), small wind
    Mar 31
    Min/Max temp: 25°F (-4°C) / 34°F (1°C)
    Snow (snow), small wind
    Apr 1
    Min/Max temp: 27°F (-3°C) / 39°F (4°C)
    Clouds (overcast clouds), no wind
    Apr 2
    Min/Max temp: 32°F (0°C) / 43°F (6°C)
    Rain (light rain), small wind

    Current water temperature in Sydney now is 31°F (-0.5°C)

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    Annual Weather

    Min/Max temp: 21°F (-6°C) / 23°F (-5°C)
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    Min/Max temp: 28°F (-2°C) / -148°F (-100°C)
    Min/Max temp: 37°F (3°C) / 43°F (6°C)
    Min/Max temp: 48°F (9°C) / 55°F (13°C)
    Min/Max temp: 57°F (14°C) / 64°F (18°C)
    Min/Max temp: 66°F (19°C) / 72°F (22°C)
    Min/Max temp: 64°F (18°C) / 72°F (22°C)
    Min/Max temp: 57°F (14°C) / 64°F (18°C)
    Min/Max temp: 48°F (9°C) / 52°F (11°C)
    Min/Max temp: 39°F (4°C) / 43°F (6°C)
    Min/Max temp: 28°F (-2°C) / 30°F (-1°C)
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