Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 March 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 knots except southwest 25 over southern sections late this afternoon and this evening. Wind becoming southwest 5 to 15 after midnight. Wind southwest 5 to 15 Saturday.
Showers ending this evening. Showers Saturday.
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 March 2023
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Monday Wind north 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to north 15 to 25.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Strong wind warning in effect
Haro StraitIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 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 10:30 AM PDT 24 March 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday By 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening trough located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:26 AM PDT 24 March 2023 A ridge over the Pacific will continue to maintain strong to gale
force northwesterly winds today and tonight across most outer coastal
and offshore waters. Westerly gales will develop in Juan de Fuca
strait this afternoon and ease tonight.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- 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
- 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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