West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019
Tonight and Tuesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southerly 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this evening then becoming southeast 25 Tuesday morning except southeast 35 near the headlands. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Tuesday evening.
Rain beginning Tuesday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 4:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019
'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 4:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:31 PM PDT 19 August 2019 A trough of low pressure over Southern Bowie will swing northward
toward Prince Rupert this evening. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters
tonight and increase to gale to storm force on Tuesday.
In the wake of the trough the winds will shift to strong
Northerlies Tuesday morning.
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