West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 August 2016
Today Tonight and Saturday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 near midnight then becoming northwest 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon.
Fog patches forming early Saturday morning and dissipating Saturday afternoon.
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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 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 26 August 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located west of the offshore
At 7:00 p.m. PDT Saturday low located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:21 AM PDT 26 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary west of the
offshore waters through today. Strong to gale force
Northwesterly winds will prevail mostly over the central and northern
The ridge will weaken on Saturday as a low drifts into Bowie from the
northwest. This shift in the pattern will also end the strong to
gale force northwesterly flow across the region.
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