Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 May 2016
Tonight and Wednesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southerly inflow 15 knots except southerly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 late Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.
Chance of showers changing to rain this evening and ending late Wednesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 4:00 PM PDT 03 May 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 4:00 PM PDT 3 May 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over the Alaska panhandle
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 PM PDT 3 May 2016 A building ridge of high pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound
extending southward is bringing strong to gale force westerlies to
Juan de Fuca Strait tonight. As the ridge builds further on
Wednesday, northwest gales will develop over Northwestern Vancouver
island and Explorer Wednesday afternoon.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- 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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