West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 April 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots except northwest 30 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 this afternoon except northwest 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 20 early Thursday morning except northwest 30 south of the Brooks Peninsula.
Fog patches dissipating near noon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 21 April 2021
'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 21 April 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
At 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday approaching trough located over western
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:22 AM PDT 21 April 2021 A north to south aligned ridge of high pressure centred offshore will
strengthen over outer coastal waters today giving northwest
Gales to the west side of Vancouver Island and to southeast sections
of the Explorer region. Gale force northwesterlies are also
Forecast in Johnstone Strait and in the Southern Strait of Georgia
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