Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 early this evening then veering to north 15 to 25 Saturday morning except northerly outflow 25 to 35 near the mainland inlets Saturday afternoon and evening.
Periods of drizzle and fog patches ending near noon. Periods of drizzle tonight.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 07:24 AM PST 27 January 2023
'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 4:00 AM PST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing trough located over southern
At 10:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern
By 10:00 a.m. PST Saturday building ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:55 AM PST 27 January 2023 A trough over Southern Vancouver Island this morning will continue to
move southward. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure will remain
offshore. Strong to gale force northerly winds will prevail between
these two features, over most outer coastal waters and Explorer.
A strong ridge of high pressure will build over the BC Interior
tonight and Saturday. Strong to gale force outflow winds will develop
in the mainland inlets tonight and are expected to strengthen to
Gale to storm force outflow on Saturday as the ridge builds.
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