West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 26 July 2016
Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots except northwest 25 to 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula tonight and northwest 25 to 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula Wednesday late in the day.
Fog patches forming after midnight and dissipating late Wednesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PDT 26 July 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 9:30 PM PDT 26 July 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a
line northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:18 PM PDT 26 July 2016 A nearly stationary ridge of high pressure offshore will slowly build
onto the Central Coast tonight and Wednesday. Under this pattern,
strong to gale force northwesterly winds will prevail over most
Strong to gale force northwesterlies off West Vancouver Island and
through Johnstone Strait will ease slightly overnight then strengthen
again Wednesday afternoon. Westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait
will flirt with gales in the evenings.
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