West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 January 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 late this evening except southeast 35 near the headlands Sunday.

Rain ending Sunday evening. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 January 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 4 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 January 2015
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PST 24 January 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 4:00 PM PST 24 January 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low 978 mb located over northern
Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located over the Central Coast
extending southwestward.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary cold front located over
Cape Scott extending southwestward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 PM PST 24 January 2015 A low pressure centre over Northern Bowie will continue tracking
towards the Alaskan Panhandle tonight. Gale to storm force
southwesterlies over central and northern waters will gradually ease
to moderate to strong tonight.

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