Issued 09:30 PM PST 01 March 2024
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind easterly 10 to 15 knots increasing to easterly 25 to 35 early Saturday morning then diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 early Saturday afternoon. Wind backing to southeast 10 to 20 Saturday evening.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Haro StraitIssued 9:30 PM PST 01 March 2024
'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 9:30 PM PST 1 March 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located over southern Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Saturday low located over southern Explorer.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
northern BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:18 PM PST 1 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad low pressure
system offshore will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel and Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
tonight and Saturday.
An area of low pressure approaching Southern Vancouver Island will
produce strong to gale force easterly winds to Haro Strait and Juan
de Fuca Strait - east entrance Saturday morning then ease midday.
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