West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 December 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming south 20 to 30 near noon then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early this evening. Wind southeast 30 to 40 Tuesday.
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 04:00 AM PST 16 December 2019
'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 PST 16 December 2019 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today warm front located 30 miles west of Cape
By 4:00 p.m. PST today warm front located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Central Coast.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located southwest of
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over southern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 AM PST 16 December 2019 A warm front extending from Hecate Strait toward Cape Scott this
morning will approach the Central Coast this afternoon. Ahead of the
system, southeasterly gales prevail across the northern and central
A stronger frontal system will approach Explorer this afternoon and
move onto Haida Gwaii tonight. Gale to storm force southeast winds
will develop ahead of the system. Winds will shift to strong westerly
in its wake.
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