West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 September 2016
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots except southeast 15 to 25 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 near noon then becoming southwest 10 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 30 early this evening and to northwest 30 to 35 late this evening.
Periods of rain ending near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 26 September 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 26 September 2016 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:29 AM PDT 26 September 2016 A cold front across the Central Coast will slide southeastward today
and tonight, reaching Northwestern Washington state just after
Moderate to strong south or southeast winds will prevail ahead of
The cold front today, with local gales expected off the Central
Coast. Winds will shift to moderate to strong northwest in its wake
with gales forecast off the west coast of Vancouver Island.
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