Issued 09:30 PM PDT 17 August 2017
Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots except southwest 20 over southern sections. Wind becoming light late overnight then increasing to southerly 10 to 20 Friday afternoon except southwest 20 to 30 over southern sections.
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Warnings (In effect)
Haro StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 17 August 2017
'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 18 August 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 5:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:20 PM PDT 17 August 2017 A ridge of high pressure extending north to south through Northern
Vancouver Island has weakened allowing a frontal system to the
North to move southwards. The frontal system extending northeast to
southwest through the Central Coast will dissipate this evening.
Light to moderate variable winds will prevail for most of the South
Coast except for strong to marginal gale force westerlies
Through Juan de Fuca Strait.
Over northern waters, strong locally gale force south to southeast
winds ahead of the frontal system will shift to strong west or
southwesterly in its wake.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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