Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 March 2017

Today Tonight and Thursday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 early this afternoon except southwest 25 over southern sections tonight and Thursday morning. Wind becoming west 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of rain ending near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2017
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind west 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 March 2017

'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 29 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located over western Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located over BC interior.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over 53N 146W
extending southeastward.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 29 March 2017 A low over Southern Explorer will move across Vancouver
Island late this morning and into the B.C. Interior late this
afternoon. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will continue this
near noon for southern waters before switching over to strong to
Gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low later this
afternoon.

On Thursday morning a cold front will approach the offshore waters.
The cold front will lie over Bowie by late Thursday evening. Ahead
Of the front winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterlies
over offshore and northern waters.

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