West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 May 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to southerly 15 to 25 late this evening. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Saturday morning then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Saturday evening.
Chance of showers changing to rain near noon and ending Saturday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 27 May 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line north-south
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:28 PM PDT 26 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
Moderate to strong northwesterlies or westerlies will prevail over
most marine waters tonight. Strong to gale force winds through
Johnstone and Juan de Fuca straits, and off the west coast of
Vancouver Island will continue tonight. Winds will ease on Friday
over most marine waters as the ridge of high pressure weakens.
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- Douglas Channel
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- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
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