Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2020
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 early this evening then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 after midnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 early Tuesday afternoon.
Periods of rain tonight and Tuesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 4:00 PM PST 24 February 2020
'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 4:00 PM PST 24 February 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located over Victoria.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 3:00 a.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 PM PST 24 February 2020 A frontal system has moved into Bowie this afternoon and will
continue toward Haida Gwaii tonight.
Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will develop over northern
and central waters ahead of this system.
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
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- 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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