West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 30 south of the Brooks Peninsula today and tonight and northwest 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula Sunday afternoon and evening.
Chance of drizzle early this morning. Fog banks dissipating near noon. Fog banks forming near midnight and dissipating near noon Sunday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 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 4:00 AM PDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the Mainland Coast.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:53 AM PDT 23 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters combined with a
trough over BC will continue to give strong to gale force northwest
winds to most regions over the next few days.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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