West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 September 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early this afternoon and to southeast 45 to 55 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 35 to 45 after midnight and to south 25 late overnight. Wind south 25 Wednesday.
Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms Wednesday morning and afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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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 22 September 2020
'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 10:30 AM PDT 22 September 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing frontal system located over
the Central Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:25 AM PDT 22 September 2020 A Pacific frontal system over Bowie will slowly move to Haida
Gwaii this evening. Ahead of the system, winds have risen to gale
force southeasterly over the northern waters and the central waters
As the system approaches Haida Gwaii and intensifies, winds will rise
to storm force southeasterlies over most northern and central waters
late today. Winds will ease to moderate to strong southerly over
Bowie this evening in the wake of the system.
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- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
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- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
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