West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PST 06 March 2021
Tonight and Sunday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots except southeast 50 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to west 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 early Sunday morning.
Rain changing to showers near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PST 06 March 2021
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 9:30 PM PST 6 March 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
By 7:00 a.m. PST Sunday dissipating frontal system located over
the Mainland Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday low 985 mb located southwest of Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Sunday low 997 mb located west of Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:15 PM PST 6 March 2021 A front currently extends across Haida Gwaii southeastward to Sartine
Island. It will gradually lose intensity as it slides east across
Hecate Strait, the central waters and Vancouver Island tonight. It
will then reach the mainland coast Sunday morning and dissipate.
Southeast gales have developed in a narrow band just ahead of the
front and will ease tonight.
A 985 MB low will approach Bowie before Sunday morning. Ahead of the
low, gale force easterly or southerly winds will develop over the
offshore waters. The gale force winds will ease Sunday night as the
low drifts away from the offshore waters.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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