West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 February 2019
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 Saturday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 4:00 PM PST 15 February 2019
'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 15 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday quasi-stationary trough located on a
line northwest-southeast over Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:37 PM PST 15 February 2019 A trough of low pressure over Queen Charlotte will move to lie over
Vancouver Island tonight and remain nearly stationary on Saturday.
West of the trough, strong to gale force northerly winds over the
offshore waters will spread to the west coast of Haida Gwaii and
Vancouver Island Saturday morning.
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