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Haro Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this morning then veering to southwest 15 to 25 this afternoon except westerly 30 over southern sections. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to south 15 to 20 Monday morning except westerly 25 over southern sections Monday late in the day.

Rain ending this evening. Rain Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2019
Tuesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind light.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 20 October 2019

'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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 20 October 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Explorer.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over southern
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday low located west of the offshore waters.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Monday departing low located over Queen Charlotte

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 20 October 2019 A frontal system will cross Hecate Strait and central waters early
this morning and the South Coast this afternoon. Gale force southeast
winds will accompany the front then switch to gale force westerlies
in its wake.

The next low pressure system moves across offshore waters Monday
morning and makes landfall on the Central Coast by late Monday
afternoon. Gale force southeast winds ahead of the low will switch to
gale force westerlies in behind.

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