West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southwest 10 to 20 early this morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late this morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near noon then veering to southwesterly 25 to 35 late this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 overnight then backing to southeast 10 to 20 Sunday morning. Wind becoming southeast 20 Sunday afternoon.
Rain beginning this morning changing to a few showers Sunday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 2015
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 28 March 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the South Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:43 AM PDT 28 March 2015 An approaching frontal system over Bowie will reach the Central Coast
this afternoon. Gale force southerlies over the offshore waters will
spread to northern and central waters today and rise to gale to storm
force. In the wake of the system, strong to gale force
southwesterlies will continue tonight and ease to moderate to strong
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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