Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 March 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 late this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 early Saturday morning.
Temperatures zero rising to plus 6 Saturday afternoon.
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 March 2023
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15.
Tuesday Wind east 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strong wind warning in effect
Johnstone StraitIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 March 2023
'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 10:30 AM PDT 24 March 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday By 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening trough located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:26 AM PDT 24 March 2023 A ridge over the Pacific will continue to maintain strong to gale
force northwesterly winds today and tonight across most outer coastal
and offshore waters. Westerly gales will develop in Juan de Fuca
strait this afternoon and ease tonight.
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- 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
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
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- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
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