Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to east 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to northerly 15 to 25 early Sunday afternoon.

A few showers or flurries ending late Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2017
Monday Wind north 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning then becoming north 5 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 25 February 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary high 1045 mb located at
49N 156W.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight deepening low 1008 mb located over
Cape Scott.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing low 1002 mb located off the
Washington Coast.

At 7:00 a.m. PST Sunday quasi-stationary trough from low located
from the Washington Coast to the North Coast.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PST 25 February 2017 A 1045 millibar high will remain well outside the offshore waters. A
low pressure centre over the North Coast will deepen as it moves
southeastward along the coast tonight. The low will deepen to about
1008 millibars as it reaches Cape Scott later this evening and to
1002 millibars by Sunday morning as it moves southward off the
Washington coast.

Widespread northerly gales will continue over most northern waters
and will spread to the waters off the west coast of Vancouver Island
tonight. In addition, strong to gale force northeast outflow winds
will develop through the Northern Mainland inlets tonight.

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