West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 July 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 this morning except southeast 35 to 45 near the headlands today. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 after midnight then diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Saturday morning. Wind veering to northwest 10 to 15 Saturday afternoon.
Periods of rain ending Saturday morning.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 04:00 AM PDT 21 July 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 21 July 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over the eastern offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over central Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 12:15 AM PDT 21 July 2017 A frontal system just west of Haida Gwaii will continue eastward and
lie through Queen Charlotte Sound by this afternoon. Southeast gales
will spread to most northern and central waters as well as west of
Vancouver Island today.
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