West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PST 18 January 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light except southeast 15 knots near the coast. Wind becoming south 10 to 20 late this afternoon then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight then becoming southeast 35 to 45 near noon Wednesday.
Periods of drizzle changing to rain overnight. Fog patches dissipating late this afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 10:30 AM PST 18 January 2022
'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 18 January 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located from Hecate Strait to
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight departing ridge located over the South
At 9:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over the offshore
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located from Hecate
Strait to the Central Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching trough located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:28 AM PST 18 January 2022 A frontal system will move across the northern waters tonight. Gale
force southeasterlies will begin over Northern Bowie near midnight
and spread to northern and central waters before morning. As it
approaches the mainland coast, storm force southeasterlies will
develop across Northern Hecate Strait and Dixon Entrance East late
A trough rapidly following this frontal system Wednesday
Afternoon will maintain southeast gale force winds from Hecate Strait
to Queen Charlotte Strait and increase winds to storm force from
Southern Hecate Strait to the headlands of Vancouver Island late
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