West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots except northeast 35 over northern sections late this afternoon and this evening. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 04:00 AM PST 27 February 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 27 February 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over northern BC interior.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST today departing low 1007 mb located south of
At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northeastern
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located west of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 AM PST 27 February 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the B.C. Interior has produced strong
to gale force northeasterly outflow winds near the mainland inlets of
the North and Central Coasts this morning. A marginal gale force
outflow will develop tonight from the Fraser Valley.
Another ridge of high pressure will build to the west of Bowie today.
Strong to gale force north to northeasterly winds will develop this
morning over the offshore waters and the central and northern waters.
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- Hecate Strait - southern half
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- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
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