Haro Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 11:01 AM PDT 27 March 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwest 15 to 25 early this evening except southwest 25 to 30 over southern sections this evening. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 early Saturday morning then diminishing to light Saturday afternoon.

Rain late this afternoon and this evening. A few showers beginning Saturday afternoon. Fog banks dissipating this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 March 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon and to light late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots backing to southeast 10 to 15.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 11:01 AM PDT 27 March 2015

'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 10:30 AM PDT 27 March 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located off Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:23 AM PDT 27 March 2015 A cold front near Cape Scott will move southeastward today to be
through the Lower Mainland by this evening. In its wake
A ridge of high pressure will build towards Haida Gwaii this
afternoon and will move through the South Coast Saturday afternoon.
The next frontal system will reach the offshore waters tonight and
the North Coast on Saturday.

Strong southeast winds over central waters will shift to strong
northwest later today over most of the southern waters as the cold
front passes. Winds will ease near the ridge then rise to gale to
storm force southeast over most northern and central waters, in
advance of the next frontal system tonight and Saturday morning.

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