West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 May 2017
Today Tonight and Friday.
Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots except northwest 15 to 25 over northwestern sections. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 this afternoon then diminishing to light late overnight except northwest 15 to 25 over northwestern sections. Wind light except northwest 15 to 25 over northwestern sections Friday.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 25 May 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today high 1031 mb located at 47N 145W.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Friday high 1026 mb located 360 miles west of
Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge from high located
over northwestern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:14 AM PDT 25 May 2017 A strong ridge of high pressure will remain stalled in a northeast
To southwest line just off Northwestern Bowie and will slowly weaken
through the period.
Strong to gale force northwesterly winds will continue today off the
west coast of Vancouver Island and over most central and northern
waters. Winds will ease to strong tonight as the ridge weakens.
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