Haro Strait


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 17 August 2018

Tonight and Saturday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 15 knots except southwest 15 to 25 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to light early Saturday morning then becoming southwest 10 to 15 late Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 August 2018
Sunday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 17 August 2018

'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 9:30 PM PDT 17 August 2018 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 17 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure building over Bowie tonight will give a
northwesterly flow for much of the southern waters.

Marginal northwesterly gale force winds will maintain themselves off
the west coast of Vancouver Island until Saturday afternoon.
After diminishing briefly during the afternoon, winds are expected to
return to marginal gales by Saturday night.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds are expected through
Johnstone Strait tonight. The northwesterly winds will ease early
Saturday morning and then increase to strong to gale force Saturday

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