West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 July 2016
Tonight and Thursday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots except northwest 5 to 15 near the coast south of Barkley Sound tonight and Thursday.
Fog near the coast south of Tofino late this evening overnight and Thursday morning.
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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 27 July 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 9:30 PM PDT 27 July 2016 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:27 PM PDT 27 July 2016 A nearly stationary ridge of high pressure extending from well
offshore toward the Central Coast will slowly shift northward to lie
over Haida Gwaii by Thursday afternoon. Under this pattern, strong to
gale force northwesterly winds will prevail over most southern
Gale force northwesterlies off west coast Vancouver Island and
through Johnstone Strait will continue tonight. The winds will ease
slightly overnight then strengthen again Thursday afternoon. Westerly
winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will flirt with gales in the
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