Haro Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 10 October 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 20 to 30 knots this morning then veering to southwest 20 to 30 near noon. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 late overnight then backing to southeast 10 to 15 Sunday morning.

Periods of rain ending near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 10 October 2015
Monday Wind light increasing to southerly 10 to 20 knots in the morning.
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 05:15 AM PDT 10 October 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 4:00 AM PDT 10 October 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 984 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today departing low 988 mb located 60 miles east
of Prince Rupert.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying cold front located off Explorer.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT today departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over the offshore
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday departing ridge located over the Coast

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located on a line north-south
over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM PDT 10 October 2015 Stormy conditions will continue through Monday as a series of lows
and frontal systems affect the BC coast with some relief expected by

The next low pressure centre in the series will move northeastward
through Hecate Strait this afternoon. The low will bring gale force
southerlies followed by gale force northwesterlies over the central
part of the coast. A cold front will move through the South Coast
this afternoon bringing strong to gale force south or southeast winds
followed by strong to gale force westerlies. Winds will then ease
over all areas tonight as a ridge of high pressure reaches the coast.

Another intense storm will move in on Sunday, bringing widespread
storm force southeasterlies and high seas over central and northern

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