Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 July 2017
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 near midnight and to northwest 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 22 July 2017
'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 9:30 PM PDT 22 July 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating low located over northern Bowie.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located from Explorer to
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located from Explorer
to Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:17 PM PDT 22 July 2017 A low pressure centre will remain over Northern Bowie tonight before
dissipating Sunday morning. Marginal southwesterly gales over
Northern Bowie will diminish early this evening.
A building ridge of high pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound tonight
will lie over Haida Gwaii on Sunday. Ahead of the ridge,
northwesterly gales will develop over Johnstone Strait and west coast
Vancouver Island into Southern Explorer Sunday afternoon.
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- 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
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