Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northerly outflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northerly outflow 5 to 15 near noon then increasing to northerly outflow 25 to 35 late this evening. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 5 to 15 near noon Thursday.
Flurries or showers ending this evening.
Temperatures near zero.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2021
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 PST 27 January 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located over southern Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located off the Washington Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today intensifying trough located from the Alaska
panhandle to Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 AM PST 27 January 2021 A low pressure system over Southern Explorer will continue to weaken
today before exiting the region this afternoon. Gale force easterlies
over Explorer will ease this morning.
A trough of low pressure will develop from the Alaskan Panhandle to
Explorer today. Northerly gales will develop over Bowie early this
morning and ease in the afternoon.
Additionally, a ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC
Interior. Strong to gale force outflow winds will prevail through the
coastal mainland inlets through Thursday morning.
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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Go prepared with Highway 93 forecasts. Highway regions are available in the Alberta text forecast bulletin between Lake Louise and Jasper. (Photo by: Natalie Anderson)
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