West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 August 2017
Tonight and Saturday.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots except northwest 25 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 late overnight then backing to southwest 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon except northwest 20 south of the Brooks Peninsula.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 18 August 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching frontal system located over
the northern offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:01 PM PDT 18 August 2017 A ridge of high pressure in a northeast to southwest line will stall
over Cape Scott through late Saturday. Moderate to strong northwest
winds will prevail for most of the South Coast except gale force
westerlies through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.
North of the ridge, moderate to strong westerly winds will prevail.
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