West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 09:30 PM PST 11 February 2016
Tonight and Friday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early Friday morning.
Rain changing to a few showers late Friday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 9:30 PM PST 11 February 2016
'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 PST 11 February 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 984 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 986 mb located northwest of Bowie.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located over the Mainland
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:23 PM PST 11 February 2016 Gale to storm force southeast winds have spread to the north and
central coasts and west coast of Vancouver Island as a frontal
System concludes its trek through the region.
Winds will ease and shift to southwesterly by Friday morning as the
frontal system moves inland.
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