West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 April 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25 late overnight and to southeast 30 to 40 early Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to west 15 Thursday evening.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and this evening. Rain beginning early Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 April 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 April 2015
Friday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind south 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport Bonilla Island
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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 01 April 2015

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 1 April 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located over Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 1 April 2015 A cold front west of Bowie will move eastwards towards the north and
central coasts tonight. Gale force southerlies will spread across the
northern waters tonight and to the central waters early Thursday
morning.

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