Issued 09:30 PM PDT 19 April 2018
Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early Friday morning and to southeast 30 to 35 Friday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 19 April 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 PDT 19 April 2018 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line north-south over
southern Vancouver Island.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Hecate Strait.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:15 PM PDT 19 April 2018 A frontal system currently over Hecate Strait remains relatively
stationary as it pivots the southern portion of the front towards
The Central Coast through Friday.
Strong to gale force southerlies will continue over northern and
central waters ahead of the front.
Strong to gale force westerlies will develop in the wake of the
frontal system on Friday evening.
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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 - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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