West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 October 2016
Today Tonight and Friday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early this morning then backing to southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this evening then becoming southwest 20 to 30 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to south 10 to 20 Friday afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 04:00 AM PDT 27 October 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 PDT 27 October 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening low 994 mb located over Cape Scott.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating low 1000 mb located over the
At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough located off the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 AM PDT 27 October 2016 A 994 MB low near Cape Scott will dissipate this morning as it
departs northeastward. Gale force cyclonic winds will occur early
this morning near the low. A trough of low pressure will move into
the offshore waters tonight. Winds will rise to strong to gale force
southeast off Vancouver Island tonight ahead of the trough.
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