West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 January 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots except variable 5 to 15 over northern sections today. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 20 overnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Monday morning.

Rain ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 January 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late this evening then building to 3 to 4 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 January 2015
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.
Thursday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 January 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 AM PST 25 January 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary cold front located over
Cape Scott extending southwestward.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located southwest of
Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday low 992 mb located over northwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM PST 25 January 2015 A quasi-stationary cold front over Northern Vancouver Island will
give strong southerly winds to the south of the front today. Another
Pacific frontal system will develop west of Explorer tonight and move
onto the offshore waters Monday morning. Strong to gale force
southeast winds ahead of the system will shift to westerly in its
wake.

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