West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 July 2018
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots except northwest 20 to 30 northwest of Estevan Point late this afternoon tonight and Tuesday and northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point Tuesday late in the day.
Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating late Tuesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 4:00 PM PDT 16 July 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 PDT 16 July 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Explorer.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT today approaching trough located west of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 PM PDT 16 July 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary along a
northeast to southwest line across Haida Gwaii. Moderate to strong
northwesterlies will continue to prevail south of the ridge with
local gales expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver Island
and through Johnstone Strait.
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- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
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- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
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