Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 September 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 near noon then becoming light near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 early Tuesday morning and to southeast 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.
Showers changing to rain Tuesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 10:30 AM PDT 21 September 2020
'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 10:30 AM PDT 21 September 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday intensifying frontal system located west
of Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:24 AM PDT 21 September 2020 A Pacific frontal system will approach Bowie later today and Haida
Gwaii on Tuesday. Ahead of the system, winds will rise to gale force
southeasterly over Bowie this evening and over the northern waters
Tuesday morning and the central waters Tuesday afternoon.
As the system approaches Haida Gwaii and intensifies, winds will rise
to storm force southeasterlies over most northern and central waters
late Tuesday. Winds will ease to moderate to strong southerly over
Bowie Tuesday evening in the wake of the system.
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
- 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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