West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 April 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 25 early this evening and to west 15 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light Sunday evening.

Rain changing to chance of showers tonight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 April 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 April 2017
Monday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots in the morning then diminishing to variable 10 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind variable 10 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 15 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 29 April 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 29 April 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 997 mb located over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating low 1008 mb located over the
North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 29 April 2017 A low over Haida Gwaii will move onto the North Coast overnight.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies over the north and central waters
will shift to gale force westerly in the wake of the low.

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