West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 April 2017
Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight and to southeast 30 to 40 late Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 25 Tuesday evening.
Periods of rain beginning Tuesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 11:14 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 9:30 PM PDT 24 April 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
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 988 mb located over southern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:31 PM PDT 24 April 2017 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters overnight
Tonight. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterly winds will
develop over most BC waters on Tuesday with storm force southeast
winds expected near the headlands of Northwest Vancouver Island. In
wake of the front, gale force westerly winds are expected over parts
of Bowie and Explorer late Tuesday.
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