West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 15 September 2019
Today Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light becoming north 5 to 15 knots late this afternoon then becoming light late overnight. Wind increasing to south 10 to 20 Monday morning and to south 20 to 30 Monday afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 Monday evening except southeast 40 near the headlands.
Showers ending near midnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Rain beginning Monday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 15 September 2019
'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 15 September 2019 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1003 mb located west of Vancouver
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight low 1006 mb located over southeastern
At 5:00 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located off Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Monday frontal system located off Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:22 AM PDT 15 September 2019 A frontal system off Bowie early Monday morning will intensify as it
moves east during the day Monday. It will approach Haida Gwaii Monday
afternoon. Southerly winds ahead of the front will rise to strong to
gale force over northern and central waters as the front approaches.
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