Haro Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 August 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots diminishing to south 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southwest 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

Periods of rain ending after midnight. Showers beginning near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind south 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind south 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 31 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located over central Vancouver
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Washington State.

At 2:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 994 mb located off Langara.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday weakening low 998 mb located over eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:37 AM PDT 31 August 2015 A cold front will remain stalled across Central Vancouver Island this
afternoon and will move southeastward into Washington state

Strong southeast to southwest winds prevail south of the front.
Strong to gale force westerlies will continue over the northern
offshore waters.

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