Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 April 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots near noon except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections today. Wind becoming northerly outflow 10 to 20 near midnight then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 Saturday morning except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections Saturday afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 10:30 AM PDT 29 April 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 10:30 AM PDT 29 April 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 8:00 a.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over northwestern Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:26 AM PDT 29 April 2016 A building ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii today will produce
strong to gale force west to northwest winds over southern waters.
Winds will ease to moderate to strong tonight.
A frontal system will approach Bowie this evening and move onto the
North Coast by Saturday afternoon. Gale force southeasterly winds
will develop ahead of the front over northern waters.
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