West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PST 14 December 2017
Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 after midnight except light near the coast south of Estevan Point. Wind increasing to northwest 30 to 40 near noon Friday then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 Friday evening.
Showers beginning this evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 4:00 PM PST 14 December 2017
'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 PM PST 14 December 2017 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Friday weakening frontal system located near
the West Entrance of Juan de Fuca Strait.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 PM PST 14 December 2017 In the wake of a weakening front over the Central Coast, marginal
gale force southwest winds will prevail over Northern Bowie through
early Friday morning.
A ridge of high pressure will build over the central offshore waters
tonight. Gale force northwest winds will develop off the west coast
of Vancouver Island on Friday.
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