West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 07 August 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 30 knots except south 40 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 late this morning except northwest 25 south of the Brooks Peninsula Saturday afternoon and evening.
Rain ending this evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 07 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 7 August 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
By 1:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located on a line
north-south over the Mainland Coast.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located southwest of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:19 AM PDT 7 August 2020 A trough of low pressure over Haida Gwaii this morning will reach the
mainland coast by midday. Strong to locally gale force southerly
winds are occurring ahead of the trough near the headlands of
Northern Vancouver Island as well as the Central Coast. Gale force
winds will ease as the trough reaches the coast.
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