West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 February 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 this morning then diminishing to north 15 to 25 overnight except light south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 04:00 AM PST 16 February 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 4:00 AM PST 16 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.
By 4:30 p.m. PST Sunday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 AM PST 16 February 2019 A trough of low pressure over the Central Coast will remain nearly
stationary today. West of the trough, strong to gale force
Northerly winds over the offshore waters will spread to the west
coast of Haida Gwaii and Vancouver Island this morning.
Outflow through the mainland inlets will increase to marginal
Gale force winds on Sunday.
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