Haro Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 01 September 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly 5 to 15 early Wednesday morning then increasing to southerly 15 to 20 early Wednesday afternoon.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 September 2015
Thursday Wind south 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind north 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind north 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 01 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 9:30 PM PDT 1 September 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 998 mb located over Queen Charlotte
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening low 1002 mb located over the
Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located on a
line northwest-southeast over the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 1 September 2015 A low pressure centre over Queen Charlotte Sound this evening will
move eastwards to lie over the Central Coast overnight.

Strong to gale force west or northwest winds will continue over the
northern and central waters with increasing southerly winds over
southern waters as the low moves towards the Central Coast. Strong to
gale force westerly winds will develop tonight through Juan de Fuca

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