Issued 09:30 PM PDT 03 August 2021
Tonight and Wednesday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 near midnight then diminishing to light early Wednesday morning. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 late Wednesday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 10:41 PM PDT 03 August 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 9:30 PM PDT 3 August 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
northern Vancouver Island.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located over
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 9:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located over McInnes
Island extending southwestward.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:10 PM PDT 3 August 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Northern Vancouver Island and strong
daytime heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale
force inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait every day in the late
afternoon and evening. Winds will then ease to moderate to strong by
A stalled front over Haida Gwaii will produce strong to gale force
southerly winds over the northern waters tonight and Wednesday, then
push onto the Central Coast Wednesday evening.
A low offshore will spread westerly gale to Northern Bowie on
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- Bowie - southern half
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- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
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