West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 08 August 2022
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except northwest 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula late this afternoon and this evening. Wind becoming north 15 to 25 early Tuesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 6:22 PM PDT 08 August 2022
'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 4:00 PM PDT 8 August 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located west of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:36 PM PDT 8 August 2022 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, strong to gale force northwesterly
winds will continue off West Vancouver Island this evening. Strong to
gale force northerlies will also prevail over the southeastern half
of Explorer this evening.
Winds will also rise to strong to gale force northwesterly over the
southern half of Hecate Strait early this evening.
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