Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 April 2021
Today Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 knots near noon except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming light early this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 after midnight. Wind diminishing to light Friday morning then becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 near noon Friday except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming light Friday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 10:30 AM PDT 22 April 2021
'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 22 April 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located off Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Friday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:42 AM PDT 22 April 2021 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, northwest gales over Southern
Explorer, west coast Vancouver Island and Johnstone Strait will ease
to moderate to strong this morning.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- 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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