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Haro Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 March 2023

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly 10 late overnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late Friday morning. Wind veering to southwest 15 to 25 Friday evening.

Showers overnight and Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 March 2023
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 March 2023

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 30 March 2023 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday departing frontal system located over
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:42 PM PDT 30 March 2023 A Pacific frontal system over Bowie this afternoon will track
southeastward tonight. Strong to gale force southerly winds are
expected ahead of the system. In its wake, winds shift to strong to
gale force westerly or northwesterly.

The frontal system will reach Vancouver Island Friday afternoon and
generate strong to marginal gale force southeasterly winds in the
Strait of Georgia. Strong to marginal gale force westerly winds are
expected in the Juan de Fuca Strait as the system departs the South
Coast Friday evening.

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