West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 September 2021
Tonight and Friday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early this evening except southeast 50 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 late overnight except southeast 35 near the headlands Friday morning. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 Friday evening.
Rain. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 4:00 PM PDT 16 September 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 4:00 PM PDT 16 September 2021 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing ridge located over southern
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday frontal system located from the North
Coast to Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:56 PM PDT 16 September 2021 A Pacific front will continue to generate gale to storm force
southeast winds tonight as it moves from the offshore waters into
northern and central waters, Southern Explorer and west coast
The front will progress into the South Coast Friday morning. Strong
to gale force southeast winds will develop in the region as the front
sweeps across through the day.
Winds are forecast to ease to moderate to strong westerly in the wake
of the front. Westerly gales will develop late in the day on Friday
across Explorer and west coast Vancouver Island.
Pacific - North Coast Area
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
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