Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 March 2021
Today Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early this morning then becoming southwest 10 to 20 late this morning. Wind backing to southeast 10 to 20 near midnight then to northeast 10 to 15 Monday morning. Wind veering to southeast 10 to 15 near noon Monday then diminishing to light Monday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Haro StraitIssued 04:00 AM PST 07 March 2021
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 7 March 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Hecate Strait
By 7:00 a.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located over
the Mainland Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 986 mb located southwest of Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 997 mb located west of Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:43 AM PST 7 March 2021 A front currently extends across Hecate Strait southeastward to
Vancouver Island. It will then reach the mainland coast this
Morning and dissipate. Southeast gales persist in a narrow band just
ahead of the front but will ease early this morning.
A 986 MB low just southwest of Bowie this morning will slowly track
south, remaining far offshore. Ahead of the low, gale force easterly
or southerly winds will develop over the offshore waters. The gale
force winds will ease tonight as the low drifts away from the
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
- Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
- Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
- Queen Charlotte Strait
- Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
- Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
- West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
- West Coast Vancouver Island North
- West Coast Vancouver Island South
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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