West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PST 12 February 2016
Tonight and Saturday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Saturday morning and to southeast 40 to 50 early Saturday afternoon except southeast 60 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 early Saturday evening.
A few showers changing to rain early Saturday morning then to a few showers late Saturday afternoon.
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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 12 February 2016
'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 12 February 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of the
By 9:30 p.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over the Mainland
At 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday low 1000 mb located over southern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:14 PM PST 12 February 2016 An approaching frontal system will spread gale to storm force
southeasterly winds to the offshore waters, Central Coast, southern
sections of the North Coast and west coast of Vancouver Island
Saturday morning. Gale force southeasterly winds will spread to
northern sections of the Strait of Georgia Saturday afternoon.
The frontal system will move onto the mainland coast by Saturday
evening. Westerly gales over central waters in the wake of the front
will ease Saturday evening.
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