West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 May 2015

Tonight and Thursday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 25 to 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula.

Fog patches forming late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 May 2015
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 May 2015
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 May 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 9:30 PM PDT 27 May 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located off Bowie.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 27 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure just outside the offshore waters, combined
with a trough of low pressure over the BC Interior, will continue to
bring moderate to strong northwest winds to most regions over the
next few days. Winds will reach gale force at times near Southern
Haida Gwaii, through Johnstone Strait and off the Brooks Peninsula on
the west coast of Vancouver Island.

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