Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 March 2023
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light except northeasterly outflow 25 to 35 knots near the mainland inlets overnight and Tuesday morning and northeasterly outflow 25 near the mainland inlets Tuesday.
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 March 2023
Wednesday Wind northeasterly outflow 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 knots late in the day.
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Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
Johnstone StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 27 March 2023
'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 AM PDT 28 March 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located south
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located off Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:37 AM PDT 28 March 2023 Northeast gales over Explorer will ease this morning as a frontal
system to the south departs the region.
A building ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will give
strong to gale force northerly outflow winds through the mainland
inlets from the Central Coast to Howe Sound today and tonight.
Northerly gales will develop over west coast Haida Gwaii early this
evening ahead of an offshore ridge of high pressure.
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