Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light except northeasterly outflow 25 knots near the mainland inlets early this morning. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 late this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 overnight. Wind becoming light Thursday morning then becoming southeast 5 to 15 Thursday afternoon.
Scattered showers Thursday evening. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Thursday morning.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strong wind warning in effect
Johnstone StraitIssued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2023
'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 AM PDT 29 March 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located over eastern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:43 AM PDT 29 March 2023 A ridge of high pressure over interior BC dissipates today. Strong to
gale force northerly outflow winds through the mainland inlets from
the Central Coast to Howe Sound gradually ease this morning.
Northerly strong to gale force winds continue across most of the
offshore and outer waters today and tonight ahead of the Pacific
ridge of high pressure. The ridge will move across Bowie and weakens
Thursday afternoon, a Pacific frontal system approaches Bowie. Strong
to gale force southerly winds will develop ahead of the system.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- 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
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
- Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
- Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
- Queen Charlotte Strait
- Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
- Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
- West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
- West Coast Vancouver Island North
- West Coast Vancouver Island South
- 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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