West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PST 03 December 2016
Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwesterly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwesterly 15 to 25 Sunday evening.
A few showers with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PST 03 December 2016
'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 9:30 PM PST 3 December 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 7:00 p.m. PST Sunday weakening low 1006 mb located over Bowie.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday ridge located on a line east-west over
northern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:26 PM PST 3 December 2016 A low pressure centre will remain nearly stationary over the Gulf Of
Alaska through Sunday morning. The low will start to drift southward
and lie over Bowie Sunday evening. Gale to storm force westerlies
over northern and central waters will gradually diminish on Sunday as
the low weakens.
A ridge of high pressure will build over the Northern Vancouver
Island tonight. Winds in the south will rise to strong to gale force
northwesterlies tonight as the ridge strengthens.
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