Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 August 2018
Today Tonight and Monday.
Wind northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light near noon then becoming southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind becoming light this evening then increasing to northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 after midnight. Wind becoming northeasterly outflow 15 to 25 early Monday morning then diminishing to light near noon Monday.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 19 August 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:22 AM PDT 19 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure running north to south over Bowie will
continue to generate a northwesterly flow for most waters.
Marginal northwesterly gales will prevail over the Southern Hecate
Strait southward to west of Vancouver Island and ease to strong
Strong to gale force northwesterly winds are expected to redevelop in
Johnstone Strait this afternoon then ease tonight.
A ridge of high pressure is forecast to build into the Southern BC
Interior tonight and generate strong outflow winds through inlets
along the inner-South Coast.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- 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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