I've been having some issues with what I thought were ghost GFCI trips in my shop. The shop is a metal building, all 20a 120v outlet circuits are routed through a GFCI outlet at the start of the circuit. Over the past year, I had one of the three GFCI circuits tripping intermittently, maybe a few times a month. It seemed when like over the summer it didn't really trip but it recently got colder and started tripping more frequently. I've tried removing all devices plugged into this circuit but it still trips.
Fast forward to yesterday, I installed another circuit again starting with the GFCI as the first outlet. I tested the circuit and GFCI, ran some power tools, etc. and everything seemed fine for a few hours. I turned off the lights in the shop and took a break. A few hours later I came back and all circuits were still working. As soon as I turned on the light switch (wired through a separate breaker), both my new GFCI and the one I previously had issues were tripped. I know that I have not crossed neutrals in any of the boxes since I know exactly where each wire runs.
The light circuit is on a separate breaker with no GFCI. The light circuit has several old fluorescent fixtures, probably 40 years old. 4-5 are 4 ft units, one 8 ft fluorescent unit. The rest are all newer LED units without ballasts. I've read that fluorescent lights can trip GFCI's, but my question is can they trip GFCI that are on separate circuits? I also know that the lights start a little slower depending on temperature.
Update 10/8/2020: This morning when I turned the lights on the first time, the GFCI's on both circuits were tripped. After the first time, I could not replicate the issue. Also some more information on brand if it matters. Both GFCI's that I'm having issues with are "Smart Electrician" brand. The other two GFCI's are different brands, one a Legrand, the other I can't tell without taking it out of the box.