Issued 09:30 PM PDT 14 August 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots near midnight then becoming light late Wednesday morning. Wind becoming southerly inflow 10 to 15 early Wednesday afternoon except southwesterly inflow 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.
Smoke. Visibility as low as 1 mile in smoke.
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Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 9:30 PM PDT 14 August 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 14 August 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:24 PM PDT 14 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure will build along a northeast to southwest
line over Northwestern Bowie.
Moderate to strong northwesterlies will prevail over most BC waters
with marginal gales expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver
Island and through Johnstone Strait.
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- Bowie - southern half
- 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
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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