West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 September 2020
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near midnight then becoming northwest 35 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 20 near noon Friday.
Showers changing to rain near midnight then to showers Friday morning. Risk of thunderstorms today and tonight. Risk of thunderstorms Friday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 04:00 AM PDT 24 September 2020
'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 PDT 24 September 2020 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 984 mb located northwest of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low 988 mb located north of Bowie.
At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 992 mb located over
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday low 990 mb located over northern Vancouver
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 AM PDT 24 September 2020 A low northwest of Bowie will move northeastward to the west of the
Alaska Panhandle today. Strong to gale force northwesterlies over
most waters will ease to moderate to strong by this afternoon.
A developing low is forecast to move into Explorer this evening and
track toward Northern Vancouver Island tonight. The low will move
inland early Thursday morning. Ahead of the low, southeast gales are
forecast to develop over the southern waters tonight. Winds will
shift to gale force westerlies as the front passes and gradually
Ease to strong westerlies on Friday.
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
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- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
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- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
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