West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2015
Today Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this morning and to southeast 35 to 45 near noon. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening and to south 20 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Monday evening.
Periods of rain beginning early this morning.
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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 26 April 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 AM PDT 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 978 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying cold front located over
At 1:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located over Prince Rupert.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located near Cape Scott.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 AM PDT 26 April 2015 A low in the Gulf of Alaska of 977 MB will weaken gradually. A
leadingcold front crossing Haida Gwaii this morning will pass
Onshore near Prince Rupert early this afternoon. The southern
Extent of the front will cross Cape Scott in the early evening.
Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterly winds will
spread to BC coastal waters then will shift to strong southwesterlies
behind the front this evening.
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