Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 February 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind northerly outflow 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light early this afternoon then increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southerly inflow 10 to 15 late overnight then increasing to southerly inflow 15 to 20 near noon Sunday.
Periods of snow beginning early this evening.
Temperatures minus 5 rising to plus 1 this afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located over Vancouver
At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front from 992 mb low located over
By 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front from 984 mb low located on a
line north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:24 AM PST 24 February 2018 A 992 MB low will develop over the Gulf of Alaska this morning.
The associated cold front located over Bowie will move southeastward
to Queen Charlotte Sound by late this afternoon. In the wake of the
front, gale to storm force westerly winds will develop over the
northern waters this morning then spread southward later today and
tonight. The gale to storm force northwesterly winds will persist
through Sunday over most waters.
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
- 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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