Issued 09:30 PM PST 04 March 2021
Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late overnight then becoming southeast 25 to 35 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 Friday afternoon.
Rain overnight and Friday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 9:30 PM PST 04 March 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 9:30 PM PST 4 March 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located near Langara.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday departing low located off the Alaska
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 998 mb located south of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday high 990 mb located off Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday weakening low 990 mb located off the
At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday approaching frontal system located
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:30 PM PST 4 March 2021 A low off Haida Gwaii will track northwards across Haida Gwaii
tonight and into the Alaskan Panhandle on Friday. Ahead of the low,
gale to hurricane force southerlies will shift to storm to hurricane
force westerly in its wake.
Another low will track northeastwards over Explorer overnight, then
onto the Central Coast Friday afternoon. Ahead of the low, gale to
hurricane force southeasterlies will develop west of Vancouver Island
overnight and spread to the inner South Coast Friday morning as
strong to gale force. Gale to storm force winds will develop over
Queen Charlotte Sound and the Central Coast Friday afternoon as the
low move over. In its wake the winds will shift to strong to gale
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 - southern half
- 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
- 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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