West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 March 2015
Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to north 25 to 35 early this evening except north 20 south of the Brooks Peninsula overnight and Monday.
Periods of rain ending this evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 4:00 PM PST 01 March 2015
'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 PM PST 1 March 2015 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday ridge located over Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday building ridge located over northern
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday ridge located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 PM PST 1 March 2015 A strong ridge of high pressure building offshore will generate
strong to gale force northwesterly winds over outer coastal waters
from the Central Coast to Northwestern Vancouver island tonight and
Another ridge will build over the Northern BC Interior overnight
Then slide southward on Monday. Strong to gale force outflow winds
can be expected near the coastal mainland inlets tonight and Monday.
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