West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 21 August 2019
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 25 to 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 15 after midnight except northwest 20 south of the Brooks Peninsula overnight. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Thursday morning then increasing to southwest 15 to 25 Thursday evening.
Showers beginning Thursday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PDT 21 August 2019
'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 21 August 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located near Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:26 PM PDT 21 August 2019 A broad ridge of high pressure will build across the marine waters
tonight. Moderate to strong northwest winds are expected except gale
force winds along parts of the west coast of Vancouver Island
A frontal system will arrive over Bowie on Thursday. The system will
Progress into the northern and central waters Thursday night.
Gale force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the system.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
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- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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