West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PST 30 November 2020
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to south 25 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 4:00 PM PST 30 November 2020
'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 30 November 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing trough located over the Lower
At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary frontal system located
west of Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday ridge located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:44 PM PST 30 November 2020 A trough of low pressure over the inner South Coast is currently
exiting the region. In the wake of the trough, strong to gale
Force westerly winds over eastern sections of Juan de Fuca Strait
will weaken early this evening.
A frontal system currently over Bowie remain quasi-stationary
Tonight through Tuesday. Ahead of the system, gale to storm force
southerly winds will prevail over northern and central 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 - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- 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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