Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 09 December 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Wind east 10 to 20 knots veering to southeast 20 to 25 early Saturday morning then diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 early Saturday afternoon.

Chance of wet snow changing to a few showers early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 09 December 2016
Sunday Wind southerly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northeast 5 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 25.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 9 December 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 992 mb located over northwestern
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday weakening low 1000 mb located west of
Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PST 9 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the British
Columbia Interior tonight through Saturday. Gale force outflow
Winds are expected through mainland inlets through Saturday. Cold
temperatures from the Arctic outflow winds will give a risk of
moderate freezing spray near Northern Mainland inlets.

A low over Northern Explorer will move to lie off northern
Vancouver Island by Saturday morning then weaken. Gale force
southeasterly winds are expected ahead of the low while gale force
westerlies south of the low will continue through Saturday.

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