Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 April 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northerly 15 knots increasing to northerly 20 after midnight then diminishing to northerly 15 Wednesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Haro StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 24 April 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 9:30 PM PDT 24 April 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:35 PM PDT 24 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior in combination with a
trough over Vancouver Island will produce marginal gale force
Outflow winds through Howe Sound tonight into Wednesday morning.
A ridge of high pressure over the northern offshore waters remains
stationary. The trough stretching from Hecate Strait to Vancouver
Island will intensify tonight. These systems will combine to produce
marginal gale force northerly winds tonight and Wednesday morning
over Southern Explorer, west coast Vancouver Island and Queen
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