Haro Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 08 October 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots near noon Friday.

Chance of showers today. Periods of rain beginning Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 08 October 2015
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 10 to 20.
Monday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 8 October 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 980 mb located off Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday low 971 mb located over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:39 AM PDT 8 October 2015 Stormy conditions will prevail over the next few days as a series of
lows and frontal systems affect the BC coast, with the most intense
storm being forecast for Friday.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies will rise to gale to storm
Force from Northern Vancouver Island northwards this morning, as a
frontal system approaches the coast.

After a brief lull later this afternoon, a deep 970 millibar low
incorporating the remnants of hurricane oho will move northward
through Bowie on Friday morning. Widespread storm to hurricane force
southerlies can be expected from Northern Vancouver Island

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