West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PST 14 February 2016
Today Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming west 20 to 30 late this morning then diminishing to west 15 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind backing to southwest 10 to 15 this evening then diminishing to light near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 overnight and to southeast 15 to 25 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Monday then veering to southwest 30 to 40 Monday afternoon.
Showers ending near noon. Rain beginning this evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 04:00 AM PST 14 February 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 4:00 AM PST 14 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located off Bowie.
By noon PST today departing low 991 mb located over northern Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line east-west
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:36 AM PST 14 February 2016 A low pressure system will track across Northern Bowie Sunday morning
and into the Alaskan Panhandle by the evening. Ahead of the low, gale
force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters early
Sunday morning and shift to gale force westerlies in its wake.
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