Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 May 2015
Tonight and Thursday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 near noon Thursday except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 4:00 PM PDT 27 May 2015
'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 27 May 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located off Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:59 PM PDT 27 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure just outside the offshore waters, combined
with a trough of low pressure over the BC Interior, will continue to
bring moderate to strong northwest winds to most regions over the
next few days. Winds will reach gale force at times near Southern
Haida Gwaii, through Johnstone Strait and off the Brooks Peninsula on
the west coast of Vancouver Island.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- 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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