Issued 09:30 PM PST 18 February 2018
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northerly outflow 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 20 Monday morning and to light early Monday afternoon.
Temperatures near plus 1.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 9:30 PM PST 18 February 2018
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 PST 18 February 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located from the North Coast to
the South Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Monday weakening trough located from the North
Coast to Vancouver Island.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:16 PM PST 18 February 2018 A trough stretching from the North Coast to the South Coast combined
with an Arctic ridge across the BC Interior continues to drive
Strong northerly winds including outflows through mainland inlets.
Gale force northerly winds will continue tonight for many of the
central waters, southern waters and mainland inlets. These winds
Will persist into Monday morning and then 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
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- 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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