West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 April 2017
Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 15 late this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Tuesday morning then diminishing to west 25 Tuesday evening.
Rain beginning early Tuesday morning.
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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 24 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 4:00 PM PDT 24 April 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over the Lower Mainland.
At 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of the
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of Vancouver
At 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 990 mb located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 987 mb located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 PM PDT 24 April 2017 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters overnight
Tonight. Ahead of the front, gale to marginal storm force
southeasterly winds will develop over most BC waters on Tuesday. In
wake of the front, gale force westerly winds are expected over parts
of Bowie and Explorer late Tuesday afternoon through Wednesday.
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 - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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