West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 July 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 30 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 early this evening except northwest 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 near midnight except northwest 30 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 early Wednesday morning except northwest 25 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon then becoming northwest 20 to 30 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 July 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 July 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Map of Pacific - North Coast marine weather areas Middle Nomad - 46004 South Nomad - 46036 Dixon Entrance Central - 46145 South Moresby - 46147 Nanakwa Shoal - 46181 North Hecate Strait - 46183 North Nomad - 46184 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 West Dixon Entrance - 46205 East Dellwood - 46207 West Moresby - 46208 Sartine Island Cape St.James Kindakun Rocks Langara Island Masset Municipal Airport Rose Spit Sandspit Airport Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Bonilla Island Cathedral Point Cumshewa Island Grey Islet Holland Rock Lucy Islands Lightstation Prince Rupert Airport
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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 July 2018

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 17 July 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located over northern
Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over Bowie.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening trough located over Queen
Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PDT 17 July 2018 A centre of high pressure will remain nearly stationary
West of the offshore waters. Moderate to strong northwesterlies will
continue to prevail east of the centre of high pressure with
Local gales expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver Island
and through Johnstone Strait.

A strong push of marine air is expected through Juan de Fuca east
entrance late afternoon Wednesday producing strong to gale force
easterly winds at that time.

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