West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 July 2017
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots except southeast 25 to 35 offshore tonight. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 late Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Saturday evening.
Periods of rain ending early Saturday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 04:00 AM PDT 22 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 9:30 PM PDT 21 July 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Cape Scott.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday building ridge located from Explorer to
Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 AM PDT 22 July 2017 A north-south frontal system over Cape Scott this morning will move
over the mainland coast later this morning. Southeast gales ahead of
the front will shift to moderate to strong southwest in the wake of
A ridge of high pressure will build over Queen Charlotte Sound
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