Issued 10:30 AM PDT 16 August 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Wind southwesterly inflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to light late this evening. Wind increasing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 15 Thursday afternoon and to southwesterly inflow 25 Thursday evening.
Periods of rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 16 August 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing low 1004 mb located over the
northern Alaska panhandle.
At 2:00 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:28 AM PDT 16 August 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain over Vancouver Island today
while a dissipating 1004 millibar low moves into the Northern Alaska
Panhandle. On Thursday, a frontal system will reach Bowie in the
morning and the North Coast near mid-day.
Light to moderate variable winds will prevail for most of the South
Coast today and Thursday. Moderate to strong westerlies through Juan
de Fuca Strait will reach gale force tonight.
Over the North Coast, strong southwesterlies will gradually ease
today as the low moves off. Gale force southeast winds will develop
ahead of the next frontal system and shift to strong west or
southwesterly in its wake.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- 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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