Issued 10:30 AM PDT 14 August 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots near noon except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light late this evening then becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind becoming light Wednesday morning then becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 Wednesday afternoon except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections.
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Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 10:30 AM PDT 14 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 10:30 AM PDT 14 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 10:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:26 AM PDT 14 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound will dissipate
this afternoon. Another ridge of high pressure will build over Bowie
this evening. This ridge will remain quasi-stationary through
Moderate to strong northwesterlies will prevail over most BC waters
with marginal gales over west coast Vancouver Island. Marginal gale
force northwesterlies will also develop this afternoon through
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 - southern half
- 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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