Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 April 2018
Tonight and Tuesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 4:00 PM PDT 23 April 2018
'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 23 April 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over Hecate Strait.
At 11:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday quasi-stationary trough located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 PM PDT 23 April 2018 A frontal system is currently over Hecate Strait. Gale force
southerly winds will continue until early evening. The winds will
become moderate southwesterlies this evening as the system weakens.
A ridge of high pressure over BC Interior in combination with a
trough west of Vancouver Island will produce marginal gale force
northerly outflow winds through Howe Sound again Tuesday morning.
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- 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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