West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2021
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots backing to northwest 15 to 25 near noon then increasing to northwest 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 Friday morning.
Showers ending this afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 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 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1012 mb located near the West Entrance
of Juan de Fuca Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located over Bellingham.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:15 AM PDT 28 October 2021 Strong to gale force southwesterly winds are expected over northern
offshore waters tonight with the passage of a weak disturbance.
A ridge of high pressure over central waters will drive increasing
northwesterly winds west of Vancouver Island beginning tonight.
Strong to gale force northwesterlies just west of Vancouver Island
tonight will ease somewhat Friday morning.
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