Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 April 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 near noon then increasing to northerly outflow 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 5 to 15 near noon Wednesday.
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Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 April 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 10:30 AM PDT 24 April 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a
line northeast-southwest over Bowie.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:22 AM PDT 24 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure over BC Interior in combination with a
trough west of Vancouver Island had produced marginal gale force
northerly outflow winds through Howe Sound this morning. The winds
will redevelop overnight and into Wednesday morning.
A ridge of high pressure is building over the northern offshore
waters. The trough west of the Vancouver Island will intensify
tonight. Marginal gale force northerly winds will develop tonight
And Wednesday morning over South Explorer, west coast Vancouver
Island and Queen Charlotte Sound.
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