West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 February 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots except northwest 15 to 25 offshore. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 25 to 35 Saturday morning.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 10:30 AM 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 10:30 AM PST 15 February 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1000 mb located off Tofino.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:13 AM PST 15 February 2019 A low will develop off Vancouver Island this afternoon. Strong to
gale force northerly winds will spread across the offshore waters to
the west of this system today then gradually Progress toward the west
coast of Haida Gwaii and Vancouver Island early Saturday.
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