Haro Strait

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 21 February 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 5 to 15 knots near midnight and to southeast 15 to 25 early Friday morning. Wind veering to southwest 15 to 25 near noon Friday.

Rain beginning late overnight and ending Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 February 2019
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 knots.
Monday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 21 February 2019 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Friday departing frontal system located on a
line north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low located 100 miles northwest of Langara.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday weakening low located near Prince Rupert.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PST 21 February 2019 A front over the central waters this evening will move to the
southern waters on Friday morning. Strong to gale force southerly
winds will be generated along the front. Winds will become gale to
storm force northwesterlies in the wake of the front.

The low pressure centre associated with the front will move
Southward through the Gulf of Alaska tonight and then approach
The North Coast late in the day on Friday. The low will weaken
considerably during its journey from the Gulf of Alaska to the North
Coast. The low will reinforce the already widespread northwest gale
winds due to the initial frontal passage for the northern and
Central waters tonight and Friday. Northern Bowie will see the
strongest of these northwest winds with storm force winds expected
tonight into Friday morning.

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