Haro Strait: Synopsis
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 21 May 2013 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:59 PM PDT 21 May 2013 A strong ridge of high pressure will remain over the offshore waters
while a trough of low pressure remains over the province tonight. On
Wednesday, both the offshore ridge and the interior trough will
weaken, thus decreasing the gradient between these two features.
Widespread gale force northwest winds will continue tonight off the
outer coast including parts of Hecate Strait and Queen Charlotte
Sound. Winds will gradually ease on Wednesday with some local gales
persisting over the central offshore waters and near Southern Haida
Gwaii. Meanwhile, winds will remain mostly light to moderate over the
inner South Coast.
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