West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 April 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming west 10 this evening then becoming south 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to south 15 to 25 early Saturday morning then becoming south 20 to 30 late Saturday morning except south 30 to 40 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming west 15 to 25 Saturday evening.
Rain beginning late overnight and ending Saturday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 28 April 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 10:30 AM PDT 28 April 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over northern
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying low 1003 mb located west
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Saturday low 991 mb located over eastern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:17 AM PDT 28 April 2017 A developing low will approach Bowie overnight then track across
Eastern Bowie Saturday morning to reach Haida Gwaii in the afternoon.
Winds will increase to gale to storm force southeast over the north
and central waters ahead of the low.
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