West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PST 23 January 2021
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots increasing to northwest 35 to 45 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 25 to 35 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 early Sunday afternoon except northwest 25 to 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula Sunday afternoon.
Rain changing to showers overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PST 23 January 2021
'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 9:30 PM PST 23 January 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Sunday weakening frontal system located west of
Juan de Fuca Strait.
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located west of the
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday ridge located from Haida Gwaii to Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:23 PM PST 23 January 2021 A frontal system will move through the central waters tonight then
reach Northern Vancouver Island by early Sunday morning. The system
will continue moving southward to lie over the Washington state by
early Sunday afternoon. A ridge of high pressure will remain over
west of the offshore waters through Monday morning.
Strong to marginal gale force southerly winds have developed ahead of
the front. In the wake of the front, strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will prevail over most waters through to Monday
morning. The northwest winds will ease to light to moderate by Monday
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
- Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
- Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
- Queen Charlotte Strait
- Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
- Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
- West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
- West Coast Vancouver Island North
- West Coast Vancouver Island South
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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