West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 03 August 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 near noon except northwest 15 to 25 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 late overnight except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino overnight and Tuesday morning.
Fog patches near the coast late this morning. Fog patches near the coast overnight and Tuesday morning.
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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 03 August 2015
'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 3 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:20 AM PDT 3 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure well offshore will give strong to gale force
northwesterlies off Vancouver Island and through Johnstone Strait
this afternoon and evening. Strong to gale force westerlies are also
expected through Juan de Fuca Strait this afternoon and evening.
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