West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 13 August 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots except southeast 25 near the headlands today and this evening. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 near midnight except southeast 35 near the headlands. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 20 Sunday evening.
Showers ending this afternoon. Showers tonight and Sunday.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 13 August 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 10:30 AM PDT 13 August 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday departing trough located from Hecate
Strait to the Central Coast then to Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:15 AM PDT 13 August 2022 A frontal system over Bowie will track east and lie from Hecate
Strait to Northern Vancouver Island by Sunday morning.
As the front moves up against a ridge of high pressure over the BC
Interior, southerly winds will rise to gale force over northern and
central waters overnight and Sunday morning.
Gale force winds will ease to strong by early Sunday afternoon as the
frontal system dissipates.
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