Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots this afternoon then diminishing to light early this evening. Wind increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 late this evening then diminishing to southerly inflow 5 to 15 early Sunday morning. Wind becoming light Sunday evening.
Rain changing to a few showers near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 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 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today deepening low 972 mb located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening low 1002 mb located over the
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located from Langara to
the Washington Coast.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today departing frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.
At 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located over the South
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:28 AM PDT 21 October 2017 A frontal system along the outer coast this morning will move inland
this afternoon, bringing gale to storm force southeasterlies.
Winds will shift to strong southerly in its wake, with a large area
of gale force southwesterlies developing off the outer coast and
Over the offshore waters, thanks to a deep low pressure centre
passing the north of Bowie tonight and Sunday morning. Winds will
ease to moderate to strong southerly Sunday afternoon as the low
weakens over the Alaska Panhandle and a ridge of high pressure
Builds over the South Coast.
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
- 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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Summer 2017: Significant weather across Canada
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