Issued 04:00 PM PST 10 December 2016
Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots except northeasterly outflow 40 near the mainland inlets. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 15 near midnight except northeasterly outflow 40 near the mainland inlets.
Periods of snow or rain changing to chance of flurries or showers overnight and Sunday.
Temperatures near zero.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 4:00 PM PST 10 December 2016
'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 4:00 PM PST 10 December 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1000 mb located off Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday dissipating low 1008 mb located over the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:53 PM PST 10 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the British
Columbia Interior and will tend to build over the northern and
Central Interior tonight and Sunday. Meanwhile, a weak area of low
pressure off the west coast of Vancouver Island will continue to
Gale force outflow winds through the mainland inlets will strengthen
to storm force early Sunday over the north and Central Coast.
Cold temperatures well below freezing will produce moderate freezing
spray through Douglas Channel and Portland Inlet. Marginal gale force
winds near the low centre will diminish early this evening.
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