Issued 04:00 AM PDT 09 August 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light this morning then becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 early this afternoon except southwest 15 to 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming light early this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind diminishing to southerly inflow 5 to 15 near noon Wednesday except southwest 15 to 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming light Wednesday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 04:00 AM PDT 09 August 2022
'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 9 August 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low 1014 mb located south of Explorer.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday weakening low located over southern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 AM PDT 9 August 2022 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure strong to gale force northerly
winds are expected to continue over southern portions of Hecate
straight. Areas in the vicinity of Haida Gwaii can expect these
strong to gale force winds to develop this evening.
Winds should begin to ease to moderate to strong northerlies later on
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