West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 March 2015
Tonight and Monday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late overnight except southeast 50 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to southwesterly 15 to 25 late Monday morning then veering to northwesterly 15 to 25 late Monday afternoon.
Periods of rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PDT 29 March 2015
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PDT 29 March 2015 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday low located over Cape St. James.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday low located over the Alaska panhandle.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:26 PM PDT 29 March 2015 An approaching low will track northward across the offshore waters
tonight and reach Haida Gwaii on Monday morning before reaching the
Alaska Panhandle in the afternoon.
Ahead of the low, gale force southeasterlies will develop over
Explorer and the central waters this evening and spread to northern
waters overnight. Gale to storm force southeast winds are expected
near the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island North early Monday
In the wake of the low, winds will shift to strong to gale force
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