Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 July 2019
Tonight and Friday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots with gusts to 30 except southwest 20 to 25 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to light late this evening then becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 near noon Friday except southwest 20 over northern sections.
Showers beginning early this evening and ending late this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 4:00 PM PDT 18 July 2019
'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 18 July 2019 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening ridge located south of Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:56 PM PDT 18 July 2019 A disturbance will move onto the South Coast early this evening.
Thunderstorms may develop over the southern waters late this
afternoon and in the evening. Over the Strait of Georgia and Howe
Sound, gusty winds of 30 knots will accompany the thunderstorms.
There is a slight risk of waterspouts near the thunderstorms. The
disturbance will weaken and move out of the region late this evening.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- 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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