West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots except southeast 35 to 40 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southwest 20 to 30 this afternoon then becoming southwest 25 to 35 this evening. Wind becoming southwest 20 to 30 after midnight then diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light Sunday evening.
Rain beginning early this morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2021
'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 AM PST 27 November 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over the offshore
By noon PST today departing frontal system located over the
At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low located over the Alaska
At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday trough located over southern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:34 AM PST 27 November 2021 A frontal system will approach the North Coast this morning bringing
gale to storm force southeasterly winds over the northern and central
waters and strong to gale force southeasterly winds over the southern
An area of low pressure will pass north of Bowie this morning leading
to gale to storm force southwesterly winds for waters west of Haida
Gwaii well into tonight.
A trough of low pressure trailing this area of low pressure will
sweep through northern waters from northwest to southeast tonight.
Strong to gale force southwesterlies over northern and central waters
will precede this trough.
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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- Arctic - Western Arctic
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
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