West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 Monday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 6 metres subsiding to 4 after midnight and to 3 early Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 50 to 60 knots diminishing to south 35 to 45 in the afternoon and to south 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35.
Thursday Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PST 21 January 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 21 January 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary low 990 mb located over
the Gulf of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching low located southwest of
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PST 21 January 2018 A low pressure system over the Gulf of Alaska will remain nearly
stationary tonight. Strong to marginal gale force westerlies will
prevail over most northern and central waters through Monday.

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