West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 July 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except northwest 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 early Tuesday morning except northwest 30 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 early Tuesday evening except northwest 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 July 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 south of the Brooks Peninsula.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 July 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 16 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 9:30 PM PDT 16 July 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight approaching low located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM PDT 16 July 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary along a
northeast to southwest line across Haida Gwaii. Moderate to strong
northwesterlies will continue to prevail south of the ridge with
local gales expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver Island
and through Johnstone Strait.

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