Haro Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 19 December 2014

Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight then diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 early Saturday afternoon then increasing to southwest 25 to 35 Saturday evening.

Periods of rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 December 2014
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PST 19 December 2014

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 PST 19 December 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over the offshore waters.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PST 19 December 2014 An fairly intense Pacific frontal system will reach the outer coast
overnight and will make its way inland Saturday morning.

Widespread storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the
system tonight from Northern Vancouver Island northwards, with gales
expected in the far south. Winds will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterly in its wake. Seas will remain high, reaching up to 8
metres off Vancouver Island and the central part of the coast with
this system.

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