West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 25 to 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula late this afternoon and this evening.
Chance of showers Thursday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 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 PDT 25 May 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 AM PDT 25 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary today and Thursday.
Moderate to strong northwesterlies or westerlies will prevail over
most marine waters today and Thursday. Gale force winds through
Johnstone and Juan de Fuca straits, and off the west coast of
Vancouver Island will ease overnight before rising again to gale
force Wednesday afternoon.
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