West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 February 2018
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northerly 15 to 25 late overnight and to northwest 5 to 15 Thursday morning.
Chance of showers or flurries late this afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 6:54 PM PST 21 February 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 PM PST 21 February 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1023 mb located over Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located over the Washington
At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Pacific
At 10:00 p.m. PST Thursday approaching frontal system located off
the Alaska panhandle.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 PM PST 21 February 2018 A low pressure system over Vancouver Island will move south to
The Washington coast tonight. Marginal gale force northerly winds
Can be expected for Southwest Queen Charlotte Sound, west coast of
Vancouver Island and Southern Explorer as the low progresses this
Late Thursday, a frontal system will start to push into Bowie from
the northwest bringing gale force northwesterly winds.
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