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Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots veering to northeast 10 to 20 this morning then becoming northeast 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to northeast 15 overnight then veering to southeast 10 to 20 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon and to southeast 30 to 40 Tuesday evening.

Scattered showers ending near noon. Periods of snow Tuesday afternoon and evening changing to rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in snow.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2022
Wednesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 in the morning.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 November 2022

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 28 November 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern BC
interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday intensifying low 1007 mb located over
northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday approaching low 990 mb located northwest
of Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:59 AM PST 28 November 2022 A ridge of high pressure building over Northern Interior BC will
generate marginal gale to gale force outflow winds through the
mainland inlets. Outflow winds will gradually strengthen on Tuesday
and reach gale to storm force Tuesday evening.

An intensifying low moving into Northern Bowie Tuesday morning will
track southeastward and approach Vancouver Island in the afternoon.
Gale to storm force winds will develop over parts of the offshore and
central waters as well as West Vancouver Island on Tuesday.

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