West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 June 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 25 to 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula.

Fog patches dissipating this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 June 2015
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 June 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind north 30 to 40 knots.
Saturday Wind north 30 to 40 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 June 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 30 June 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching low located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM PDT 30 June 2015 A ridge of high pressure offshore will continue to generate
widespread strong northwest winds over most marine regions today.
Gale force winds west of Vancouver Island will spread to Southern
Explorer this afternoon. West to northwesterly winds over the inner
coast will strengthen to strong to gale force late this afternoon.

An approaching low well offshore will spread southerly gales to Bowie
Wednesday afternoon.

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