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Haro Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 26 January 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 5 to 15 early Monday morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early Monday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Monday evening.

Showers ending Monday morning. Rain Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2020
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 in the morning then becoming southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots veering to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 10:09 PM PST 26 January 2020

'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 9:30 PM PST 26 January 2020 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located north of Haida Gwaii.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located southeast of
Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PST 26 January 2020 A low pressure centre just north of Haida Gwaii will move into
The Alaskan Panhandle this evening. Strong to gale force westerly
winds over extreme northern waters will ease after midnight as the
system moves inland.

The next frontal system will approach Explorer from the southeast on
Monday. Widespread gale force southeasterlies are expected ahead of
the front Monday afternoon and evening. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies will occur near the West Vancouver Island headlands
late afternoon and evening.

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