Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 April 2021
Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind light except southwesterly inflow 20 knots over northern sections late this afternoon. Wind becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 late this evening then becoming southwesterly inflow 15 near noon Wednesday except southwesterly inflow 20 to 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 4:00 PM PDT 20 April 2021
'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 20 April 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:29 PM PDT 20 April 2021 A north to south aligned ridge of high pressure centred offshore will
strengthen over outer coastal waters on Wednesday giving northwest
gales to the west side of Vancouver Island and to southeast sections
of the Explorer region.
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