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Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 23 February 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 after midnight except southwest 25 to 35 over southern sections. Wind becoming southwest 15 early Monday morning except southwest 25 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to light early Monday afternoon.

Showers ending overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 February 2020
Tuesday Wind east 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind light.

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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 9:30 PM PST 23 February 2020

'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 9:30 PM PST 23 February 2020 Tonight and Monday By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located over southern
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:03 PM PST 23 February 2020 A low pressure system has moved into the British Columbia Interior.
Gale to storm force northwest winds over central and southern waters
will ease through the night.

The next weather system will approach the offshore waters Monday
morning and continue towards the mainland coast Monday night. Gale to
storm force southeast winds will develop ahead of the front.

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