West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Hurricane force wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late this afternoon and to southeast 50 to 60 early this evening except southeast 65 near the headlands. Wind becoming southeast 40 to 50 after midnight then diminishing to southeast 30 to 40 near noon Tuesday.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016
'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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 10:30 AM PDT 24 October 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 7:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 973 mb located over western Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 990 mb located over southern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:24 AM PDT 24 October 2016 A low tracking northward will lie over Southwestern Explorer
This afternoon and over Northern Explorer by Tuesday morning.
Winds will rise to gale to storm force east to southeast
Ahead of the low. Near the headlands of Vancouver Island
Winds will rise to hurricane force southeasterlies this evening
And ease to storm force southeasterlies overnight.
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