West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PST 31 January 2023
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots except southeast 25 to 35 near the headlands today. Wind becoming southeast 25 early this evening then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late this evening. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday morning then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Wednesday evening.
Rain beginning this morning. 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 04:00 AM PST 31 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 4:00 AM PST 31 January 2023 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located from the
North Coast to the Central Coast.
At 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching frontal system located
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:40 AM PST 31 January 2023 A frontal system will track across Haida Gwaii today and move onto
the north and Central Coast this evening. Ahead of the front, gale
force southeasterlies will develop over northern and central coastal
waters this morning. In its wake, winds will ease to strong
southerlies this afternoon, but southeast gales will persist over the
Central Coast tonight through Wednesday.
A second frontal system will approach the offshore waters Wednesday
night. Ahead of the front, southeast gales will develop over southern
and central waters Wednesday evening.
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