Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 July 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots near noon except southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Wednesday except southwesterly inflow 20 to 30 over northern sections.
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Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 04:00 AM PDT 26 July 2016
'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 26 July 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a
line northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:56 AM PDT 26 July 2016 A nearly stationary ridge of high pressure offshore will slowly build
towards the Central Coast today and Wednesday. Under this pattern,
strong to gale force northwesterly winds will prevail over most
Northwest gales are forecast to develop late in the afternoon and in
the evenings off West Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait.
Westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will also flirt with gales
in the evenings.
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
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- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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