Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 July 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots becoming light this morning then becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 early this afternoon except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections. Wind becoming light this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Saturday morning then becoming southerly inflow 5 to 15 Saturday afternoon except southwesterly inflow 25 over northern sections.
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Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 04:00 AM PDT 30 July 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 AM PDT 30 July 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located off Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low located off Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 AM PDT 30 July 2021 A ridge of high pressure west of Vancouver Island and strong day-time
heating over the BC Interior will drive strong to gale force inflow
winds through Juan de Fuca and strong to gale force northwesterly
winds through Johnstone Strait again this evening.
Winds are forecast to ease overnight.
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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