West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 June 2017
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino tonight and Sunday morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 25 Sunday evening except northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 9:30 PM PDT 24 June 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 June 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over Haida
Gwaii to Explorer.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south over
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday departing trough located over BC interior.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching high located over the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:26 PM PDT 24 June 2017 On Sunday afternoon, a high pressure centre offshore will start to
move towards the coast. Northwest winds will begin increasing as the
high approaches. Northwest gales are forecast to develop Sunday
evening through Johnstone Strait and off West Vancouver Island.
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