Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 10 to 20 late this afternoon then backing to southeast 10 to 15 this evening. Wind backing to northeast 10 to 15 late overnight then to northerly 15 to 20 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northerly 5 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Showers today.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2019
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind north 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 January 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 980 mb located over northern Hecate
Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating low 994 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 998 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday low 1005 mb located north of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 19 January 2019 An intense low currently over Northern Hecate Strait this morning
will move north across Dixon Entrance this afternoon while beginning
to weaken. Behind the low, storm to hurricane force south or
southwesterlies will ease to gale to storm force southwesterlies
Over the northern and central waters this afternoon and to strong to
gale force southwesterlies this evening as the low dissipates over
the Alaska Panhandle. In addition, southwest gales southwest of
Vancouver Island will ease to strong this afternoon. Winds will ease
to below gale force over all waters tonight.

Seas near 10 metres over Explorer, Northwestern Vancouver island
And the central waters will subside this afternoon as the low
departs.

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