West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 August 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 early this evening except northwest 25 to 30 south of the Brooks Peninsula overnight and Wednesday and northwest 30 to 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula Wednesday late in the day.
Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating Wednesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 21 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 21 August 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located over BC interior.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:26 AM PDT 21 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain anchored over the offshore
waters today and Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds
will develop over the west coast of Vancouver Island late Wednesday
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