Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 May 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots backing to southwest 15 to 20 after midnight then diminishing to light Wednesday morning. Wind becoming north 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Chance of showers late this afternoon tonight and Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 May 2016
Thursday Wind north 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind north 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming southwest 15 to 20.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 03 May 2016

'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 3 May 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over the Alaska panhandle
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM PDT 3 May 2016 A building ridge of high pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound
extending southward is bringing strong to gale force westerlies to
Juan de Fuca Strait tonight. As the ridge builds further on
Wednesday, northwest gales will develop over Northwestern Vancouver
island and Explorer Wednesday afternoon.

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