West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 August 2016
Today Tonight and Friday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 near midnight except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind increasing to northwest 30 to 40 Friday morning except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 25 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 25 August 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:13 AM PDT 25 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary west of the
offshore waters today through Friday. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will prevail mostly over central and northern
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