West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PST 30 January 2015
Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday morning and to southeast 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early Saturday evening.
Periods of drizzle changing to rain early Saturday morning. Fog patches dissipating near noon Saturday.
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PST 30 January 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 9:30 PM PST 30 January 2015 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located off the offshore
By 9:30 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over the offshore
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over northern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:14 PM PST 30 January 2015 An approaching Pacific frontal system will track across Bowie on
Saturday. Ahead of the system, strong to gale force southeasterlies
will develop over the offshore waters Saturday morning and then over
central and northern waters Saturday afternoon. In addition,
northeasterly outflow winds will increase to gale force Saturday
morning near Portland Inlet.
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