West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 June 2021
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except northwest 10 to 20 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 late this afternoon except northwest 10 to 20 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 early Friday morning except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 near noon Friday then becoming northwest 15 to 25 Friday evening.
Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 June 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 10:30 AM PDT 24 June 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located over Bowie.
At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Friday weakening frontal system located off Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:25 AM PDT 24 June 2021 A ridge of high pressure running through Haida Gwaii will continue to
generate strong to gale force northwest winds off the west coast of
Vancouver Island and in Johnstone Strait into Friday morning.
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