Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 knots early this morning then becoming southerly inflow 15 early this afternoon except southerly inflow 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light near midnight then becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 Wednesday morning except southerly inflow 20 over northern sections Wednesday afternoon and evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strong wind warning in effect
Howe SoundIssued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2023
'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 30 May 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located from Explorer
to Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:42 AM PDT 30 May 2023 A stationary ridge from Explorer to Hecate Strait is producing gale
force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait. These winds will
diminish early this morning, then redevelop this afternoon.
Gale force northwesterly winds along West Vancouver Island will ease
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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