Issued 04:00 AM PDT 02 June 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Strong wind warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 this morning then becoming northwest 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 Saturday evening.
Scattered showers this evening. Showers Saturday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
Strong wind warning in effect
Johnstone StraitIssued 04:00 AM PDT 02 June 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 4:00 AM PDT 2 June 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located near the Mainland
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 1006 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday dissipating low 1019 mb located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 AM PDT 2 June 2023 A slow moving frontal system is moving across Hecate Strait and
Will stall over the mainland coast today. Ahead of the front,
intermittent gale force southeasterlies over Hecate Strait and Dixon
Entrance East will continue until near noon.
As the tail of front pushes onto the coast this afternoon, a brief
period of southerly gales will develop near the headlands of
Vancouver Island and Eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.
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