West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 September 2019
Tonight and Monday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 this evening and to west 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind backing to south 10 to 20 early Monday morning then increasing to south 20 to 30 near noon Monday. Wind veering to west 15 to 25 Monday afternoon.
Rain beginning early Monday morning and ending Monday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 4:00 PM PDT 22 September 2019
'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 PM PDT 22 September 2019 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over the
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over Explorer extending
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located over Vancouver Island
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Monday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 PM PDT 22 September 2019 A frontal system over this Lower Mainland will depart this afternoon.
In its wake gale force northwesterlies will continue over West
Vancouver Island this evening.
Another front will move across the northern offshore waters tonight.
Gale force southeast winds will develop over the offshore waters
tonight then spread to the central and north coasts on Monday.
Winds over the northern waters will become gale to storm force
southwesterlies in the wake of the front.
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