West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots with gusts to 50 near the headlands. Wind becoming southeast 40 to 50 early this morning then diminishing to southeast 30 to 40 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 early this evening then increasing to southeast 40 Monday morning.

Periods of rain beginning early this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 2 metres building to 4 to 6 early this morning then subsiding to 3 to 4 early this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight then building to 3 to 4 near noon Monday and to 5 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2015
Tuesday Wind southwest 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2015

'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 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 978 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying cold front located over
Haida Gwaii.

At 1:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located over Prince Rupert.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located near Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM PDT 26 April 2015 A low in the Gulf of Alaska of 977 MB will weaken gradually. A
leadingcold front crossing Haida Gwaii this morning will pass
Onshore near Prince Rupert early this afternoon. The southern
Extent of the front will cross Cape Scott in the early evening.

Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterly winds will
spread to BC coastal waters then will shift to strong southwesterlies
behind the front this evening.

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