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Haro Strait

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 5 to 15 knots early Wednesday morning and to southeast 15 to 25 near noon Wednesday. Wind increasing to south 25 to 35 Wednesday evening.

Rain beginning near noon changing to periods of drizzle this evening then to rain Wednesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 10 December 2019
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind light.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Haro Strait

Issued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2019

'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 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By noon PST today dissipating frontal system located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PST 10 December 2019 A frontal system will track across Haida Gwaii this morning and
weaken over Hecate Strait near noon. Gale force southerlies ahead of
the front will weaken to moderate to strong westerlies in its wake.

Another frontal system will approach the offshore waters this evening
and move onto North Coast late Wednesday. Widespread southeast gales
will develop over northern and central waters this evening and
increase to southeast storm force near midnight.

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