Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 October 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 early this evening and to southeast 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southwest 25 to 35 early Tuesday morning then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain ending early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 October 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 20 knots.
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 16 October 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 16 October 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PDT 16 October 2017 A cold front over the Central Coast will move southward to lie over
the South Coast overnight. Strong to gale force southerly winds over
the central and southern waters will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterlies in the wake of the front.

Another frontal system will approach the northern and central waters
late Tuesday. Winds will rise quickly to gale to storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the system Tuesday night.

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