West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 August 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 near noon then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 25 Tuesday morning except southeast 35 near the headlands. Wind becoming southeast 35 Tuesday evening except southeast 45 near the headlands.
Rain beginning Tuesday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 19 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 10:30 AM PDT 19 August 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:03 AM PDT 19 August 2019 A trough of low pressure over Southern Bowie will swing northward
toward Prince Rupert this evening. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters
today. In the wake of the trough the winds will shift to strong
northerlies Tuesday morning.
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- 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
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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