West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PST 08 February 2016
Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to east 10 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 early Tuesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PST 08 February 2016
'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 9:30 PM PST 8 February 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low 1002 mb located over the
Gulf of Alaska.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 972 mb located west of the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:24 PM PST 8 February 2016 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will produce gale force
northerly outflow winds over Howe Sound and Douglas Channel tonight
through Tuesday morning.
A 971 MB low will develop and track west of the offshore waters on
Tuesday. Ahead of the low gale force easterly or southeasterly
Winds will develop over the offshore, northern, and central waters
beginning by Tuesday morning.
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