Haro Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 26 February 2015

Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northeast 15 to 20 early Friday morning and to northeast 20 to 25 near noon Friday. Wind increasing to northeast 25 to 35 Friday evening.

A few showers ending early Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 February 2015
Saturday Wind northerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Monday Wind north 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PST 26 February 2015

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 9:30 PM PST 26 February 2015 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over northern BC interior.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Friday ridge located over BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1010 mb located near Tofino.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday departing low 1007 mb located south of
Cape Flattery.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PST 26 February 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the B.C. Interior will bring strong to
gale force northeasterly outflow winds near the mainland inlets of
the North Coast through Friday.

A low pressure centre near Tofino will reach the Washington
Central Coast Friday morning. In the wake of the low, strong to
Gale force north to northeasterly winds will develop Friday morning
over the offshore waters and the central and northern waters. Also, a
marginal gale force outflow from the Fraser Valley will develop
Friday night.

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