Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 May 2018
Tonight and Thursday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots late overnight and to southerly inflow 20 to 30 near noon Thursday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 9:30 PM PDT 23 May 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 23 May 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Explorer.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday approaching trough located over western
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:25 PM PDT 23 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters is spreading strong
northwesterly winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island.
These winds will persist through Thursday.
Over the inner coastal waters, strong to gale force inflow winds are
expected to persist through Thursday morning for Juan de Fuca Strait.
Marginal northwesterly gales are expected through Johnstone Strait
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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