West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 November 2017
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots except southwest 35 near the headlands early this morning. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 30 early this evening then becoming south 25 to 35 after midnight. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 25 Friday evening.
A few showers ending near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 04:00 AM PST 23 November 2017
'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 23 November 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PST today weakening frontal system located over
At 1:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday departing frontal system located over
At 7:00 a.m. PST Friday building frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday frontal system located over northern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 AM PST 23 November 2017 A frontal system extending from the Central Coast to Explorer will
gradually weaken through today as it moves south.
Another approaching frontal system will track toward the offshore
waters Thursday afternoon. Ahead of the front, southerly gales will
develop over Bowie Thursday afternoon then spread to central and
southern waters Friday morning.
Yet another frontal system develops west of Bowie Friday morning.
Ahead of this front southwest gales will develop over Bowie as the
low moves north.
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