Issued 09:30 PM PDT 14 August 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 early Wednesday morning then increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late Wednesday afternoon.
Chance of drizzle overnight and Wednesday morning. Fog banks forming near midnight and dissipating near noon Wednesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 14 August 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 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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