Haro Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday afternoon.

A few showers ending near midnight. Rain beginning Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 December 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 4:00 AM PST 1 December 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.

At noon PST today low 993 mb located west of the offshore waters.
By midnight PST tonight low 991 mb located over northern Hecate

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday intensifying frontal system located
west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 1 December 2015 A series of weather systems will move across BC waters during
The next two days. A north to south aligned frontal system over Haida
Gwaii this morning will slide down southward to Vancouver Island this
afternoon. A 993 MB low approaching the offshore waters early this
afternoon will track northeastward to Northern Hecate Strait
Near midnight tonight. Another strong frontal system will approach
the offshore waters Wednesday morning. The system will move eastward
to lie over Haida Gwaii Wednesday afternoon.

Associated with these systems, gale to storm force southerly winds
will prevail over most BC waters today through Wednesday.

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