West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 early this morning except southeast 55 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 early this afternoon and to westerly 10 to 15 near noon Sunday. Wind diminishing to light Sunday evening.

Rain ending late this afternoon. A few showers Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 metres building to 3 to 4 early this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots in the morning then diminishing to variable 10 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 15 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 29 April 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday By 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying low 997 mb located west
of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today low 997 mb located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM PDT 29 April 2017 A low just west of Bowie will track across Bowie this morning to
reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon. Winds will increase to gale to
storm force southeast over the north and central waters ahead of the
low then shift to strong to gale force westerly in its wake.

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