West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2020
Today Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 20 to 30 early this afternoon and to south 30 to 40 early this evening. Wind diminishing to west 25 after midnight. Wind southwest 25 Monday.
Periods of rain. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 07:35 AM PDT 29 March 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 29 March 2020 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
At 8:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying trough from low located on a
line north-south over Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough from low located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.
At 8:00 a.m. PDT today low located over northwestern Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight low located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 AM PDT 29 March 2020 A cold front over Southern Vancouver Island will depart the area
Meanwhile a new low will establish itself over Northern Bowie with
A trough extending southward. While the low remains stationary the
trough rotates toward the mainland coast while intensifying, giving
southerly gales to the waters east of the trough this afternoon
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