West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 01 March 2015

Today 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 near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 March 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening then subsiding to 2 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 March 2015
Tuesday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to north 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 20 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 1 March 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday ridge located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM 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
Monday.

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