2023 RBC Canadian Open Weather Forecast and Projections
We’re teeing off for the RBC Canadian Open this week, and the biggest concern weather wise is wildfire smoke. I don’t expect the smoke changes anything for golfers, but it could be a storyline throughout the tournament.
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As usual in my Golf weather forecasts, we’re focusing more on wind than rain. While rain can halt play if it’s heavy enough, it also helps to soften and slow the course, meaning it helps as much as it hurts. With wind there’s no helpful side, it’s all negative impact, and the impact can lead to dramatic differences in scoring. My goal is always to try and highlight the timeframe with the lightest winds, the time with the strongest winds, and to see if there’s a cumulative advantage for one wave over another. You can use then use this to your advantage making your picks on DFS sites and sportsbooks.
For the very latest info as the Canadian Open forecast changes, stay tuned to @KevinRothWx on Twitter or check my main forecast page.
Canadian Open Weather Report & Forecast
Round 1 Weather Projection – Thursday, June 8th
Nice weather to kick things off, dry with winds 5-10mph all day long.
Round 2 Weather Projection – Friday, June 9th
Winds stay fairly steady in that 5-10mph, but rain chances pick up, especially in the afternoon.
Round 3 Weather Projection – Saturday, June 10th
Back to dry weather, still no wind issues.
Round 4 Weather Projection – Sunday, June 11th
Closing things out with a return of some rain, we’ll see scattered showers and 10mph winds.
Canadian Open Weather Forecast
As I mentioned in the intro, when it comes to finding a usable and predictable edge for PGA, wind matters a lot more than rain. But in the case of the Canadian Open, there’s no real wind to navigate around. I think the lack of any notable winds means that there’s no clear weather advantage to be had for this tournament. Stay tuned to @KevinRothWx for the latest.