West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2016
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to south 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind south 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 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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