West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 30 April 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots except light near the coast. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 this afternoon then diminishing to light Sunday morning except east 15 to 20 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 30 April 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over northwestern Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:25 AM PDT 30 April 2016 A weakening ridge of high pressure will remain stalled in a north to
south line over Northern Vancouver Island through Sunday. Meanwhile,
a frontal system over the northern offshore waters will reach Langara
this afternoon, then will stall and weaken along a northeast to
southwest line over Northwestern Haida Gwaii tonight. Gale to storm
force southeast winds will precede the front over the far north
today. Winds will ease tonight as the front weakens but southeast
gales will persist through Sunday over Northern Hecate Strait and the
eastern portions of Dixon Entrance.
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