West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 2015
Today Tonight and Monday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 Monday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 2015
'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 AM PDT 30 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 6:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south
By 6:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 AM PDT 30 August 2015 A trough of low pressure will move towards the BC coast today
reaching Cape Scott late in the afternoon.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies to 45 knots are expected
Ahead of the trough over most BC coastal waters.
Strong to gale force westerlies to 35 knots over offshore
Waters will follow the trough before easing tonight.
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