Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 August 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 10 to 15 late this afternoon except southwest 15 to 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming southwest 5 to 15 early Friday morning then becoming southwest 10 to 15 Friday afternoon except southwest 15 to 25 over southern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 August 2018
Saturday Wind light becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 August 2018

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:30 AM PDT 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
northeastern Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today approaching low 1016 mb located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PDT 16 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure along a north to south line lies
Over Northeastern Bowie. Moderate to strong northwesterlies will
prevail over most BC waters with marginal gales expected off the
northwestern coast of Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait.

The ridge will weaken this afternoon as it shifts eastward towards
Haida Gwaii. Meanwhile, a weak low pressure system will reach
Northwestern Bowie on Friday morning.

Marginal gales are also expected for eastern and central
Sections of Juan de Fuca Strait later this afternoon and tonight.

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