West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 July 2015
Tonight and Thursday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots except northwest 15 to 25 near the coast south of Tofino.
Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating near noon Thursday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 4:00 PM PDT 01 July 2015
'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 PM PDT 1 July 2015 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located over
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Thursday dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 PM PDT 1 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure will hold over Hecate Strait tonight and
will rebuild offshore later Thursday. A cold front over
Northern offshore waters will weaken tonight.
Widespread strong northwest winds will continue over most southern
and central waters tonight and Thursday. Winds will reach gale force
west of Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait.
Gale force southerlies ahead of the front will ease tonight.
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