West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 August 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind north 15 to 25 knots becoming north 20 to 30 early this morning except northwest 30 to 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind north 20 to 30 except northwest 30 to 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula Wednesday.
Fog patches dissipating late this morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 04:00 AM PDT 14 August 2018
'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 PDT 14 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Cape St. James.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located over the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:43 AM PDT 14 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure over Southern Haida Gwaii will slide
southeastwards towards Queen Charlotte Sound this morning. A cold
front will weaken over Northern Haida Gwaii this morning.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies ahead of the ridge will develop
this morning over West Coast Vancouver Island North. Strong to gale
force northwesterlies will also develop this afternoon through
Johnstone Strait and tonight over West Coast Vancouver Island South.
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