Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 March 2017

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 20 knots after midnight except southwest 25 over southern sections Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday afternoon.

Periods of rain changing to chance of showers Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 March 2017
Sunday Wind northeast 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots veering to southeast 15 to 25.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 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 4:00 PM PDT 24 March 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday departing low located 100 miles northwest
of Prince Rupert.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Saturday dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching frontal system located near
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 24 March 2017 A low pressure system over Haida Gwaii will move northward to lie
over the Northern Alaskan Panhandle by early Saturday morning.
Northwesterly gale force winds over offshore waters will subside to
strong westerlies tonight. Gale force southerly winds will soon
Shift to gale force northwesterly over northern and central waters
this evening then ease below gales early Saturday morning.

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