West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 December 2017
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 knots except southeast 30 to 40 near the coast. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 late this evening and to light early Sunday morning. Wind increasing to northwesterly 5 to 15 Sunday afternoon and to northwest 15 to 25 Sunday evening.
Rain changing to chance of showers Sunday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 4:00 PM PST 16 December 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 PM PST 16 December 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing warm front located over the
At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday approaching frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 PM PST 16 December 2017 A warm front approaching the north and central mainland coast and the
west coast of Vancouver Island will continue to generate gale force
southerly winds along the immediate coast this evening. Over the
outer-coastal waters, strong to gale force westerlies can be expected
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