West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 April 2017
Tonight and Friday
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots except northwest 20 to 25 south of the Brooks Peninsula late this afternoon and tonight.
Chance of showers late this afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 27 April 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT Friday intensifying low 1004 mb located west
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 PM PDT 27 April 2017 A building ridge of high pressure offshore will bring strong
northwesterlies this evening over the inner South Coast and
The southern sections of west coast Vancouver Island. Winds will
Ease Friday morning as the ridge moves closer to Vancouver Island.
A developing low will move onto Bowie Friday night. Winds will
increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north and central
waters ahead of the low.
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
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- Explorer - southeastern half
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- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
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- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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