West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PST 27 December 2014
Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 late overnight then becoming northeast 25 Sunday evening.
Chance of showers tonight.
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PST 27 December 2014
'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 27 December 2014 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low 1015 mb located over the
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday weakening ridge located over western Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday building ridge located over northern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:20 PM PST 27 December 2014 A low pressure centre over the Lower Mainland will move inland later
this evening. In its wake, gale force northwesterlies will gradually
On Sunday a strong ridge of high pressure will build over Northern BC
Interior. This will set up a strong outflow situation along the BC
coast. As a result, gale force northeasterlies are expected to
develop along coastal regions Sunday afternoon.
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