Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 July 2015
Tonight and Saturday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southerly inflow 10 knots except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming light near midnight then becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming light Saturday morning then becoming southerly inflow 15 Saturday afternoon except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections.
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Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 4:00 PM PDT 31 July 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 31 July 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located over
the North Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:37 PM PDT 31 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure strengthening along the Central Coast
Will give northwest gales through Johnstone Strait tonight and a
similar rise to westerly gales in Juan de Fuca Strait Saturday night.
Marginal northwest gales will also develop off Vancouver Island
northwest of Estevan Point late this afternoon and again between
The Brooks and Estevan Point late Saturday.
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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