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Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early this morning then diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind becoming southeast 15 after midnight then becoming southwest 10 to 20 Thursday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 2019
Friday Wind south 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 2019

'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 10:30 AM PDT 16 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over central Vancouver Island.
By 3:00 p.m. PDT today departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located over southern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located west of Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday trough located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday trough located from Hecate Strait to
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:07 AM PDT 16 October 2019 A frontal system stretching over Vancouver Island will remain
stationary today. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds will
prevail the inner South Coast waters today.

Another front will cross the offshore waters this evening and
approach the northern and central mainland coasts overnight then move
through the South Coast on Wednesday. Gale force southeast winds will
be generated by the front.

On Thursday, another frontal system will cross into central and
northern waters bringing southerly gales.

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