Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 June 2016
Today Tonight and Friday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots near noon except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Friday except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections.
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Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 10:30 AM PDT 30 June 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 10:30 AM PDT 30 June 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over the North Coast.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT today low located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Friday low located over northern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:17 AM PDT 30 June 2016 A ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii will move slowly eastward
and weaken during the day. To the east of the ridge, westerly gales
prevail over Juan de Fuca Strait. Winds will ease to strong this
morning but are expected to strengthen to strong to marginal gale
force in the late afternoon and evening.
A low pressure system will approach the offshore waters this
afternoon. Ahead of the system, gale force southeast winds will
develop over northern and central waters by 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 - 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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