Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 May 2017
Tonight and Tuesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to light Tuesday morning then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 near noon Tuesday except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections.
Showers beginning late overnight with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 4:00 PM PDT 29 May 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 PM PDT 29 May 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
central Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:44 PM PDT 29 May 2017 A ridge of high pressure over the Explorer region will produce strong
to gale force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait late this
afternoon and tonight. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds are
expected through Johnstone Strait this evening.
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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