West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 25 to 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 early this morning except northwest 25 south of the Brooks Peninsula.

Fog patches dissipating near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 metres becoming 1 to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 2015
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 May 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 AM PDT 30 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located off Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 30 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure just west of offshore waters, combined
With a trough of low pressure over the BC Interior, will continue to
bring moderate to strong northwest winds to most regions. Winds will
reach gale force at times off the Brooks Peninsula on the west coast
of Vancouver Island early this morning. The ridge will begin to
weaken on Sunday morning.

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