West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 29 July 2016
Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except northwest 35 to 45 south of the Brooks Peninsula tonight and northwest 30 to 40 south of the Brooks Peninsula overnight and Saturday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PDT 29 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 29 July 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
the offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Saturday ridge located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:17 PM PDT 29 July 2016 A nearly stationary ridge of high pressure will remain over the
offshore waters off Bowie. Under this pattern, strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will prevail over most southern waters.
Gale force northwesterlies off west coast Vancouver Island,
southeastern half of Explorer and through Johnstone Strait will
continue through Saturday. Strong to marginal gale force
northwesterlies in the Southern Strait of Georgia will ease to strong
after midnight. Strong to marginal gale force westerly winds through
Juan de Fuca Strait will ease to moderate tonight then rise to
marginal gales again Saturday evening.
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
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- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
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