West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming south 25 early this morning then diminishing to northwest 20 near noon. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 late this afternoon and to light early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 overnight and to southeast 20 to 30 near noon Thursday.
Rain ending this afternoon. Rain Thursday.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 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 10:30 AM PDT 25 May 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located over eastern Queen Charlotte
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located over the Central Coast.
At 11:00 a.m. PDT Thursday low located west of Explorer.
By 10:30 p.m. PDT Thursday low located over western Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 AM PDT 25 May 2022 A low pressure system has come to rest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
The low will then weaken and move onto the Central Coast this
Ahead of the low, strong southeasterly winds are occurring
Through Eastern Queen Charlotte Sound. In behind the low, over
Western Queen Charlotte Sound northerly gales will ease to strong by
The next low that will move through BC waters starts approaching
Southwest Explorer Thursday morning. By Thursday afternoon southwest
marginal gales develop over souther Explorer.
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