Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northeast 5 to 15 knots veering to east 15 to 20 near noon Wednesday then increasing to east 20 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2019
Thursday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 knots veering to southwest 25 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 15 January 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low 967 mb located 680 miles southwest
of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday low 970 mb located 360 miles southwest
of Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located southwest of
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over southeastern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 PM PST 15 January 2019 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will gradually
intensify through Wednesday night. A frontal system will
Approach southern offshore waters Wednesday morning. The front will
move northeastward to lie over the Explorer by Wednesday evening.

Strong to gale force northeasterly outflow winds near the mainland
inlets will increase to gale to storm force on Wednesday evening.
Gale force southeasterly winds will develop over southern offshore
waters later tonight then spread to parts of the southern coastal
waters on Wednesday.

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