Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 April 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 this morning then becoming southeast 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Saturday morning.
Rain beginning late overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 04:00 AM PDT 28 April 2017
'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 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over northwestern
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying low 1002 mb located west
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 AM PDT 28 April 2017 A building ridge of high pressure offshore is causing strong
northwesterlies over the inner South Coast and the southern sections
of west coast Vancouver Island. Winds will ease this morning as
The ridge moves closer to Vancouver Island.
A developing low will approach Bowie overnight then track across
Bowie Saturday morning to reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon. Winds
will increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north and
central waters ahead of the low.
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