West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 15 September 2021
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near midnight and to light early Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 15 late Thursday morning and to southeast 20 to 30 Thursday afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early Thursday evening.
Rain Thursday afternoon and evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PDT 15 September 2021
'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 9:30 PM PDT 15 September 2021 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Thursday departing ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Victoria.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located west of the
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:20 PM PDT 15 September 2021 An approaching Pacific frontal system west of the offshore waters
will move across Bowie Thursday afternoon and then across the
northern and central waters Thursday night.
Gale force southeast winds will spread to Bowie and Northern Explorer
early Thursday and then to northern and central waters and Southern
Explorer Thursday afternoon. Wind will reach storm force southeast
over northern waters just ahead of the front. Winds will ease to
strong southwest in the wake of the front.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
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