Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 April 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming westerly 15 to 25 early this morning then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 near noon. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Wednesday morning then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Wednesday evening.
A few showers.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 06:28 AM PDT 28 April 2015
'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 28 April 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 978 mb located off Langara.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT today departing low 978 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today cold front located from Prince Rupert
By noon PDT today departing cold front located over the Lower
At 11:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing ridge located over the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:01 AM PDT 28 April 2015 An intense 978 millibar low just off Langara this morning will move
rapidly up the Alaska Panhandle today. A cold front extending
southward from the low centre will sweep through the coast this
Storm to hurricane force southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift
rapidly to gale to storm force southwest in its wake this morning
with local hurricane force winds over parts Queen Charlotte Sound.
Winds will remain mostly moderate to strong over the far south with
local southeast gales expected over Georgia Strait this morning.
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
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- Explorer - southeastern half
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- Hecate Strait
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