West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PST 13 November 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to light this afternoon except southeast 25 to 35 over southern sections. Wind becoming southwesterly 20 to 30 late this evening then diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 Wednesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 10:30 AM PST 13 November 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 10:30 AM PST 13 November 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 982 mb located northwest of Haida Gwaii.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today departing low 987 mb located over the
At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening cold front located over northern
By 6:00 p.m. PST tonight departing cold front located over southern
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight approaching trough located over Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:28 AM PST 13 November 2018 A low northwest of Haida Gwaii will track northward onto the Alaskan
Panhandle early this afternoon. Meanwhile the associated cold front
will weaken as it moves southward over Vancouver Island this
afternoon. A trough of low pressure well offshore today will
Approach Vancouver Island tonight.
Over northern and central waters and off Northern Vancouver Island,
gale force southeast winds continue along the front. Winds will
gradually shift to widespread strong to gale force southwest by this
Over southern waters, local southeast gales off Southwest Vancouver
island will spread to the Northern Strait of Georgia tonight as the
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