Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 October 2016
Tonight and Friday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots early this evening and to southeast 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind becoming southeast 20 Friday evening.
Chance of rain late this afternoon and beginning late overnight with risk of thunderstorms overnight and Friday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 4:00 PM PDT 20 October 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 20 October 2016 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over Vancouver Island.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over BC interior.
At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight low located off Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT Friday departing low located over northern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:37 PM PDT 20 October 2016 An approaching low pressure system will move into Bowie tonight and
track north towards the Alaskan Panhandle Friday evening. Ahead of
the low, southerly gales over the offshore waters will spread to the
northern and central waters tonight. Winds will veer to strong to
gale force westerlies over the offshore waters on Friday.
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- 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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