West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PST 01 December 2015
Tonight and Wednesday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 near midnight then backing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early Wednesday morning and to southeast 45 to 55 late Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 35 to 45 Wednesday evening.
Periods of rain ending near midnight. Rain beginning late Wednesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PST 01 December 2015
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PST 1 December 2015 Tonight and Wednesday By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 993 mb located over Haida Gwaii.
By midnight PST tonight low 991 mb located over northern Hecate
At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday intensifying frontal system located
west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:15 PM PST 1 December 2015 A cold front over Vancouver Island will gradually weaken tonight.
Gale force southerlies over the South Coast will diminish near
A low tracking across Hecate Strait tonight will weaken as it moves
inland Wednesday morning. Ahead of the low, gale force
southeasterlies will shift to strong to gale force westerlies in its
wake and diminish overnight.
Another strong frontal system will track across the offshore waters
Wednesday morning to lie over Hecate Strait Wednesday afternoon.
Ahead of the system, gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop
over most offshore and outer waters Wednesday morning and shift to
strong to storm force southerlies in its wake.
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