West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PST 09 February 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening and to south 20 to 25 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight and to southeast 35 to 45 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon.
Periods of rain beginning this evening and ending Wednesday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 10:30 AM PST 09 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 10:30 AM PST 9 February 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 974 mb located west of Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 970 mb located west of Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low 980 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday low 978 mb located west of Bowie.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:21 AM PST 9 February 2016 A 970 millibar low will track west of the offshore waters today.
Ahead of the low gale force easterly or southeasterly winds will
develop over the offshore, northern, and central waters today. Strong
to gale force southeasterlies will prevail over most waters on
Wednesday as another low tracks offshore.
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