West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PST 09 February 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind east 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early this morning then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to south 20 to 25 late this evening then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Wednesday afternoon then diminishing to south 25 Wednesday evening.
Periods of rain beginning near midnight and ending Wednesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 05:27 AM PST 09 February 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing trough located over the Gulf
At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 972 mb located west of the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:14 AM PST 9 February 2016 A 971 MB low will develop and track west of the offshore waters
today. Ahead of the low gale force easterly or southeasterly
Winds will develop over the offshore, northern, and central waters
beginning this morning.
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