Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northerly outflow 10 to 15 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 near noon except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 5 to 15 overnight. Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 to 20 near noon Saturday.
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Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 04:00 AM PDT 26 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 AM PDT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northwestern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 AM PDT 26 May 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain stalled in a northeast
To southwest line over Northwestern Bowie and weaken today.
Strong to gale force northwesterly winds off the west coast of
Vancouver Island and over most central and northern waters will ease
to strong this morning as the ridge weakens.
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