Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 August 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots except southwest 15 to 25 over southern sections this morning. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 15 late this afternoon except southwest 15 to 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming southwest 5 to 15 Friday morning then becoming southwest 10 to 15 Friday afternoon except southwest 15 to 25 over southern sections.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Haro StraitIssued 04:00 AM PDT 16 August 2018
'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 16 August 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT today approaching low 1018 mb located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 AM PDT 16 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure along a northeast to southwest line lies
over Bowie this morning. Moderate to strong northwesterlies will
prevail over most BC waters with marginal gales expected off the
northwestern coast of Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait.
Later today the ridge will weaken as it shifts eastward towards
Haida Gwaii and a weak low pressure system reaches northwestern
Bowie on Friday evening.
Marginal gales are also expected for eastern and central
Sections of Juan de Fuca Strait later this afternoon and tonight.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- 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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