West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots except southeast 50 near the headlands. Wind becoming southwest 20 to 30 late this morning then diminishing to south 10 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this evening and to southeast 30 to 40 near midnight except southeast 50 near the headlands. Wind becoming southeast 40 to 50 early Wednesday morning except southeast 60 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 Wednesday evening.
Rain this morning and overnight and Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2019
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10 December 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over the North Coast.
At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of Haida
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:41 PM PST 10 December 2019 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters this evening
And move onto North Coast late Wednesday. Widespread southeast gales
will develop over northern and central waters this evening and
increase to southeast storm force near midnight.
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