Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 November 2015
Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northerly outflow 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 near noon Wednesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 4:00 PM PST 24 November 2015
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 PST 24 November 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located from Vancouver Island to
the North Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening trough located from Vancouver
Island to the North Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 PM PST 24 November 2015 A strong Arctic outflow pattern will continue tonight as a ridge
remains over the BC Interior and a trough of low pressure remains
anchored along the coast.
Northerly strong to gale force outflows through northern and central
coastal inlets and Howe Sound will continue tonight before easing
over most areas Wednesday morning.
Strong to gale force northerlies across Haro Strait and Juan de Fuca
east entrance will ease to moderate winds tonight.
Gale force northerly winds will continue tonight from Southern Hecate
Strait southwards off Northwestern Vancouver island and into
Explorer. These winds will ease to widespread strong northerlies
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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