Issued 04:00 AM PST 04 December 2016
Today Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to northeasterly outflow 30 to 40 near midnight.
Chance of showers changing to chance of flurries overnight and Monday morning.
Temperatures near plus 1.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 04:00 AM PST 04 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 AM PST 4 December 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight weakening low 1006 mb located over Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 AM PST 4 December 2016 A low pressure centre over the Gulf of Alaska will move southward
And reach Bowie by evening. Gale force westerly or northwesterly
winds will continue over parts of central and northern waters today
and tonight. The gale force winds will spread to southern offshore
waters on Monday.
A ridge of high pressure over Northern Vancouver Island will weaken
this evening. Strong to marginal gale force westerly or northwesterly
winds will continue over parts of the inner south coastal waters
through this afternoon.
A ridge of high pressure will build over the BC Interior on Monday.
This system in combination with a low pressure system over the BC
waters will produce gale force outflow winds through the mainland
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