Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 May 2017
Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Friday.
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Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 4:00 PM PDT 25 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 25 May 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today high 1029 mb located at 48N 144W.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday high 1026 mb located 360 miles west of
Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge from high located
over northwestern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:44 PM PDT 25 May 2017 A strong ridge of high pressure will remain stalled in a northeast
To southwest line just off Northwestern Bowie and will slowly weaken
through the period.
Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will continue tonight off
the west coast of Vancouver Island and over most central and northern
waters. Winds will ease to strong early Friday morning as the ridge
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