Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 October 2018

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots early this evening then veering to southwest 10 to 20 late this evening. Wind diminishing to light early Wednesday morning then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Showers beginning early this evening and ending near midnight. Fog dissipating near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2018
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind light.
Saturday Wind light.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 October 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located from Hecate Strait
to Queen Charlotte Sound then to Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located over
the Lower Mainland.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today deepening low 978 mb located at 43N 150W.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday low 962 mb located 240 miles west
of Langara.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located from
Haida Gwaii to Queen Charlotte Sound then to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 23 October 2018 Today marks the end of an extended high pressure regime on the BC
coast and the beginning of a much more stormy fall pattern.

A frontal system just off the coast this morning will move through
the North Coast this afternoon and through the South Coast this
evening. Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the front will
shift to moderate to strong westerlies behind it.

On Wednesday, a deep low and a much more intense frontal system will
be affecting the coast. The system will bring widespread storm
Force winds through all the northern and central waters with
Wind speeds approaching hurricane force in many areas. Over the far
south, the system will bring strong to gale force southeast winds by
Wednesday evening.

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