West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 April 2015
Tonight and Tuesday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 late this evening then diminishing to southwest 30 to 40 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 late Tuesday morning.
Periods of rain changing to chance of showers Tuesday. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 4:00 PM PDT 27 April 2015
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PDT 27 April 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today deepening low 993 mb located southwest
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing low 981 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over central Explorer.
By noon PDT Tuesday departing cold front located over the Lower
At 11:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:59 PM PDT 27 April 2015 A low will deepen rapidly as it quickly moves northward towards Haida
Gwaii tonight and eventually move up the Alaska Panhandle Tuesday.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies ahead of the low will reach
storm force tonight over most of the central and northern waters as
the low approaches. Winds will shift rapidly to gale to storm force
westerly in its wake by Tuesday morning with local hurricane force
winds expected over parts of Explorer and Queen Charlotte Sound.
Winds will remain moderate to strong over the far south.
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
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- Hecate Strait
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