Haro Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 September 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots except northerly 15 to 20 over northern sections today. Wind becoming southerly 5 to 15 near noon Saturday then increasing to southerly 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.

Fog banks dissipating this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 September 2015
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots veering to southerly 10 to 15 in the afternoon then becoming north 5 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind north 5 to 15 knots becoming southerly 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 September 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 4:00 AM PDT 4 September 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PDT 4 September 2015 A trough will move east across Bowie tonight then reach Haida Gwaii
Saturday morning.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southerlies over Dixon East
and Northern Hecate as the trough approaches Saturday morning.

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