West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 18 October 2017

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 Thursday morning.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms tonight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 5 metres building to 6 to 8 this evening then subsiding to 4 to 6 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 18 October 2017
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots backing to south 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 30 knots becoming westerly 30.
Sunday Wind westerly 30 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 18 October 2017

'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 9:30 PM PDT 18 October 2017 Tonight and Thursday By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Washington State.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday departing low located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 18 October 2017 A low pressure centre over Northern Bowie will track across Haida
Gwaii tonight. South of the low, strong to gale force westerlies over
offshore, central and northern waters will continue tonight. In its
wake, winds over the offshore waters will shift to gale force
northwesterly Thursday morning.

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