Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 02 May 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 15 knots increasing to southerly 15 to 25 after midnight then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to westerly 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon.

A few showers Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 02 May 2016
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind west 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind west 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 02 May 2016

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 2 May 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Port Hardy.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday building ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located over Queen Charlotte Sound
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PDT 2 May 2016 The frontal system will weaken tonight. The winds will diminish
slightly to strong on Tuesday morning only to rise to westerly gale
force again Tuesday afternoon ahead of the strengthening ridge.

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