West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 April 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwesterly 15 to 25 this afternoon and to northwesterly 25 to 30 early this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 near midnight except north 15 to 25 over northwestern sections overnight and east 10 to 20 over southern sections Wednesday morning and afternoon. Wind becoming northerly 10 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 April 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary ridge located on a
line northeast-southwest over Bowie.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located west of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:22 AM PDT 24 April 2018 A ridge of high pressure over BC Interior in combination with a
trough west of Vancouver Island had produced marginal gale force
northerly outflow winds through Howe Sound this morning. The winds
will redevelop overnight and into Wednesday morning.
A ridge of high pressure is building over the northern offshore
waters. The trough west of the Vancouver Island will intensify
tonight. Marginal gale force northerly winds will develop tonight
And Wednesday morning over South Explorer, west coast Vancouver
Island and Queen Charlotte Sound.
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