West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 this morning then diminishing to north 10 to 20 Saturday morning except southeast 10 to 15 over eastern sections Saturday late in the day.

Fog patches dissipating early this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 2017
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 May 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 AM PDT 26 May 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northwestern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PDT 26 May 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain stalled in a northeast
To southwest line over Northwestern Bowie and weaken today.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds off the west coast of
Vancouver Island and over most central and northern waters will ease
to strong this morning as the ridge weakens.

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