West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 November 2021
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots this evening and to southeast 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 late overnight except southeast 35 to 40 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southwest 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon then becoming southwest 25 to 35 Saturday evening.
Rain overnight and Saturday.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 4:00 PM PST 26 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 PM PST 26 November 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over the South Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
By noon PST Saturday departing frontal system located over the
At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday departing low located over the Alaska
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:07 PM PST 26 November 2021 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters tonight.
Winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterly over the
northern and central waters overnight. Winds will also rise to strong
to gale force southeasterly over the southern waters overnight.
An area of low pressure will pass north of Bowie on Saturday morning
leading to strong to gale force southwesterly winds for waters west
of Haida Gwaii well into Saturday night.
A trough of low pressure trailing this area of low pressure will
sweep through northern waters from northwest to southeast on Saturday
night. Strong to gale force southwesterlies over northern and central
waters will precede this trough.
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- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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