West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 10 July 2020
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots except southeast 25 to 35 near the headlands late this evening. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind southwest 10 to 20 Saturday.
Rain changing to showers near noon Saturday.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PDT 10 July 2020
'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 9:30 PM PDT 10 July 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Victoria.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:17 PM PDT 10 July 2020 A frontal system over Hecate Strait this evening will continue to
track southeastward and lie in a northeast to southwest line over
Cape Scott by early Saturday morning. This front will dissipate
While moving across Vancouver Island on Saturday.
Ahead of the front, strong to gale force southerly winds are expected
over the central and northern waters this evening. Winds will ease
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