West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 02 May 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late this afternoon except southeast 10 to 20 near the coast this evening and light near the coast south of Tofino late this evening and overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.
A few showers beginning late overnight and ending Tuesday morning. Fog banks forming this evening and dissipating Tuesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 02 May 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 10:30 AM PDT 2 May 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over Port Hardy.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:15 AM PDT 2 May 2016 Winds through central and eastern sections of Juan de Fuca Strait
will rise to westerly gale force this evening. The winds will
diminish slightly to strong on Tuesday morning only to rise to
westerly gale force again Tuesday afternoon.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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