Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 March 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light near midnight then becoming southwest 5 to 15 Friday evening except southwest 20 over southern sections.

Showers beginning Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 March 2019
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming light.
Monday Wind east 5 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 March 2019

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 March 2019 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located off Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening cold front located over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday trough located off Explorer.
By 7:00 p.m. PDT Friday intensifying trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PDT 21 March 2019 A cold front west of Bowie will track slowly eastward tonight. Ahead
of the front, strong to gale force southeasterlies over the northern
and central waters will prevail tonight.

An intensifying trough of low pressure will track across Explorer on
Friday and lie over Queen Charlotte Sound by Friday evening. Ahead
Of the trough, southeasterly gales will develop across Explorer
overnight and spread to the west coast of Vancouver Island Friday
morning. As the trough moves northward, southeasterly winds will
Rise quickly to gale force over central waters and northern waters
late Friday. Winds will shift to strong to gale force
Southwesterlies in the wake of the trough.

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