West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 November 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this afternoon then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 near midnight then becoming southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind becoming southeast 30 to 40 early Saturday morning then diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon.
Rain overnight and Saturday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 10:30 AM PST 26 November 2021
'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 PST 26 November 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today approaching frontal system located west of
the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:22 AM PST 26 November 2021 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters tonight.
Winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterly over the
northern and central waters overnight. Winds will rise to strong to
gale force southeasterly over the southern waters overnight.
An area of low pressure will pass north of Bowie on Saturday morning
leading to strong to gale force southwesterly winds for water west
Of Haida Gwaii well into Saturday night.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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