West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 30 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming west 5 to 15 near midnight except northwest 25 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming southerly 10 to 20 Friday morning then becoming northwest 15 to 20 Friday afternoon.
A few showers Friday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT today approaching trough located over western
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 AM PDT 24 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure over the Haida Gwaii is spreading strong
northwesterly winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island.
These winds will persist through today.
Over the inner coastal waters, strong inflow winds
Will continue this morning for Juan de Fuca Strait and gale force
inflow winds will redevelop this evening.
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