West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PST 28 January 2022
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots except southeast 35 near the headlands. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 near midnight then increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 early Saturday afternoon and to southwest 15 to 25 late Saturday afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.
Periods of drizzle changing to rain near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PST 28 January 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 PST 28 January 2022 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:24 PM PST 28 January 2022 A cold front is currently approaching the BC coast. Ahead of the
front, gale force southeasterly winds will continue over parts
Of the central, northern, and offshore waters. The gale force
southeasterlies will ease to moderate to strong westerly over the
offshore and northern waters beginning Saturday morning. The central
waters can expect the gale force southeasterlies to ease Saturday
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