West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 August 2022
Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind light except northwest 20 knots south of the Brooks Peninsula overnight. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 early Wednesday morning except northwest 25 to 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula Wednesday late in the day.
Periods of drizzle overnight and Wednesday morning. Fog patches dissipating near noon Wednesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PDT 16 August 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 9:30 PM PDT 16 August 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday dissipating frontal system located on
a line northeast-southwest over Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday trough located over the South Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located from
the North Coast to the South Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:29 PM PDT 16 August 2022 A stationary front draped northeast to southwest over Bowie will
weaken through the day on Wednesday. Strong to gale force
Southerlies over Bowie and waters in the vicinity of Northern Haida
Gwaii will ease overnight tonight through early Wednesday morning.
A trough will develop over the South Coast through Wednesday and
Wednesday night. Strong to gale force northwest winds will develop
off the northwest coast of Vancouver Island later Wednesday afternoon
and continue into Thursday.
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