West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 06:20 AM PST 01 December 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 20 this morning then increasing to southwest 30 to 40 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to west 25 late overnight then increasing to southeast 35 Saturday evening.
Periods of rain ending Saturday morning. Risk of thunderstorms this morning. Periods of rain Saturday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 06:20 AM PST 01 December 2023
'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 1 December 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii to
By 7:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located from Hecate
Strait to the Central Coast then to Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:31 AM PST 1 December 2023 A frontal system from Haida Gwaii to Cape Scott early this morning
will reach the BC Central Coast by mid-morning. The system will
Track inland by this afternoon. Southeast gales ahead of the system
will veer to strong to gale force westerlies in its wake.
Another frontal system will make its way across the offshore waters
this afternoon then into the northern and central waters this
evening. Gale force southerlies ahead of the system will be followed
by gale force westerlies in its wake.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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