Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 December 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 5 to 15 knots this afternoon and to southwest 15 to 20 this evening except southwest 30 over southern sections. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 late overnight then diminishing to light Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Chance of showers today. A few showers beginning Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 December 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots veering to southwesterly 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southwesterly 5 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind north 15 knots backing to west 15 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today warm front located off Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Saturday warm front located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PST 15 December 2017 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters will shift to the
BC Interior on Saturday. Gale force northwest winds will develop off
the west coast of Vancouver Island today.

A warm front will approach the northern offshore waters late this
afternoon and move to lie over Hecate Strait by Saturday morning.
Ahead of the front winds will rise to gale force southerly over
northern and central waters. Winds will shift to gale force
southwesterly behind the front.

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