Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 July 2017
Today Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 Friday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 10:30 AM PDT 27 July 2017
'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 PM PDT 27 July 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located from the
Central Coast to Explorer.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday approaching low located off Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:19 AM PDT 27 July 2017 A ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii will remain stationary
On a line from the Central Coast to Southern Explorer tonight and
Friday. Ahead of the ridge, gale force westerlies will develop
Late this afternoon over Central Juan de Fuca Strait and ease
An approaching low will lie off Bowie by late Friday afternoon.
Ahead of the low, gale force southeasterlies will develop over the
offshore waters Friday afternoon.
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
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
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- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
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