West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PST 30 January 2023
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 near midnight then becoming southeast 15 to 25 late overnight except southeast 25 to 35 near the headlands Tuesday morning and afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 25 early Tuesday evening then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late Tuesday evening.
Scattered showers beginning near midnight changing to rain Tuesday morning.
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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 30 January 2023
'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 30 January 2023 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing warm front located on a line
northwest-southeast over the North Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday cold front located on a line north-south
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday departing cold front located from the
North Coast to the Central Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:21 PM PST 30 January 2023 An approaching cold front will track across Haida Gwaii on Tuesday
and move onto the north and Central Coast in the evening. Ahead of
the front, gale force southeasterlies will develop over northern and
central coastal waters Tuesday morning. In its wake, winds will ease
to strong southerlies in the afternoon, but southeast gales will
persist over the Central Coast through Tuesday night.
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