West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 July 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except northwest 30 to 40 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 25 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon except northwest 25 south of the Brooks Peninsula.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 July 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 late overnight and to 1 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 July 2016
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 July 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 July 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 30 July 2016 An offshore ridge of high pressure will weaken tonight
And Sunday.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over Southern BC waters
Will ease to moderate to strong on Sunday.

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