West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PST 11 December 2019
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 this evening and to southwest 15 to 20 near noon Thursday.
Rain changing to showers this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.
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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 11 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 PM PST 11 December 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Haida Gwaii to
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday trough located west of Bowie.
By 1:00 p.m. PST Thursday trough located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:35 PM PST 11 December 2019 A frontal system extending from Haida Gwaii to west of Vancouver
Island will cross the mainland coast tonight.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies are expected ahead of the front.
Winds will ease to strong southwesterlies behind the front.
A trough will move through Bowie Thursday afternoon generating gale
force southwesterlies as it passes.
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