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Haro Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 July 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming southwest 10 to 15 knots near noon then becoming southwest 15 late this afternoon except southwest 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 Thursday morning then becoming southwest 15 Thursday afternoon except southwest 25 over southern sections.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 July 2024
Friday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 July 2024

'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 4:00 AM PDT 17 July 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 3:30 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located over the Alaska
panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By midnight PDT tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM PDT 17 July 2024 A low pressure system offshore will move through Western Bowie this
morning and reach the Alaskan Panhandle this afternoon. Strong to
gale force southeasterly winds can be expected ahead of the low, and
strong to gale force northwesterly winds in its wake through this
morning.

Late Wednesday afternoon, strong to gale force westerly winds will
develop through Juan de Fuca Strait ahead of the ridge moving into
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