Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2020
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northerly outflow 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to northerly outflow 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 Friday morning and to northerly outflow 25 to 35 Friday evening.
Rain overnight and Friday.
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Warnings (In effect)
Howe SoundIssued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 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 22 October 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday departing frontal system located over
Juan de Fuca Strait.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday intensifying ridge located over BC interior.
At 10:30 p.m. PDT Friday quasi-stationary trough located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:23 AM PDT 22 October 2020 A frontal system will cross northern and central waters today
producing southeasterly gales from Bowie to waters surrounding
Northern Vancouver Island. Winds will ease to strong northeasterly
overnight in Bowie and late Friday morning across waters surrounding
Northern Vancouver Island.
A trough develops west of Vancouver Island late Friday in the
Wake of the frontal system. Gale force northwesterlies will develop
over Southeastern Explorer and parts of West Coast Vancouver Island
South Friday night.
A ridge of high pressure over BC Interior will intensify on Friday.
Strong to gale force northerly outflow winds will develop through the
mainland inlets of the BC coast. The winds are expected to continue
through the weekend.
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