Issued 09:30 PM PDT 03 June 2023
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early Sunday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 early Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late Sunday afternoon.
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 03 June 2023
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
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Warnings (In effect)
Gale warning in effect
Johnstone StraitIssued 9:30 PM PDT 03 June 2023
'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 9:30 PM PDT 3 June 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 1018 mb located 30 miles west of Cape
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating low 1021 mb located over
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located west of the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:13 PM PDT 3 June 2023 A ridge of high pressure will strengthen west of Vancouver Island
tonight. Consequently, westerly gales have developed through Juan de
Fuca Strait and will continue tonight. The winds will ease slightly
to strong westerlies early Sunday morning.
A broad ridge of high pressure will build over the Eastern Pacific on
Sunday. The ridge will generate gale force northwesterlies for the
southern waters beginning late in the day on Sunday. Regions include
Johnstone Strait, the Strait of Georgia and waters west of Vancouver
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
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
- Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
- Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
- Queen Charlotte Strait
- Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
- Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
- West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
- West Coast Vancouver Island North
- West Coast Vancouver Island South
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
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