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Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 November 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northeast 10 to 20 knots this evening then diminishing to light late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Tuesday morning and to southeast 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Tuesday evening.

Periods of snow Tuesday afternoon and evening changing to rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 November 2022
Wednesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 in the morning.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PST 28 November 2022

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 28 November 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying low 1007 mb located over
northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 990 mb located northwest of Vancouver
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PST 28 November 2022 A ridge of high pressure building over the Northern BC Interior will
generate strong to gale force outflow winds through the mainland
inlets. Outflow winds will strengthen on Tuesday with gale to storm
force strength expected Tuesday night.

A low pressure system will intensify west of Haida Gwaii tonight and
track southeastwards towards Vancouver Island on Tuesday. Gale to
storm force winds will develop over parts of the offshore and central
waters as well as West Vancouver Island on Tuesday.

Over the inner South Coast, snow and strong winds will generate
blowing snow leading to significant reductions in blowing snow during
the day on Tuesday, carrying into Tuesday night.

Over northern coastal waters, a risk of freezing spray will exist
beginning Tuesday evening as Arctic air pushes out from the mainland
coast.

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