West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 23 January 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 after midnight and to variable 15 Wednesday afternoon except northwest 25 south of the Brooks Peninsula Wednesday evening.

A few showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2018
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind west 20 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15.
Saturday Wind southeast 55 knots diminishing to southwest 35 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 9:30 PM PST 23 January 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 PST 23 January 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 984 mb located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening low 986 mb located over
northwestern Bowie.

At 10:00 a.m. PST Wednesday deepening low located off Oregon Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching low located off Washington
State.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 PM PST 23 January 2018 A 984 MB low over Southern Bowie will gradually weaken tonight as it
rotates northwestward. Over northern waters gale force southeasterly
winds will ease to strong to gale force southerlies overnight. Over
central and southern waters strong to gale force southeast winds
Will ease to moderate to strong tonight as the low moves northward.

Another low is forecast to approach Southern Vancouver Island from
the southwest Wednesday afternoon. There remains uncertainty
regarding the track and depth of this low however there is potential
for southeast gales over southern waters Wednesday evening.

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