West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2022
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind easterly 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northeast 20 to 30 early this evening and to northeast 10 to 20 Saturday evening.
Periods of rain ending near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 4:18 PM PST 02 December 2022
'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 2 December 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low located over southwestern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:48 PM PST 2 December 2022 A 999 MB low over extreme Southwest Explorer will exit the region
early this evening. An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over
the BC Interior creating gale force northeasterly outflow winds
through the mainland inlets except up to storm force over the Central
Over northern offshore waters, strong to gale force northeast winds
will ease to strong tonight. Over central waters, gale force
northeast wind will ease to strong by Saturday morning. Over southern
waters gale to storm force southeasterlies will ease to strong by
Saturday morning. However, winds will remain below gale force over
the Strait of Georgia.
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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