West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2020
Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Friday evening.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 4:00 PM PST 23 January 2020
'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 PST 23 January 2020 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Friday departing trough located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Friday trough located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday trough located west of Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:50 PM PST 23 January 2020 A trough of low pressure will cross BC waters tonight and Friday.
Strong to gale force southerly winds will develop over parts
Of the central and northern coastal waters ahead of the system.
Another trough will pass through the offshore waters Friday night
then the northern coastal waters on Saturday. Gale force southerly
winds will prevail ahead of the trough. The winds will become
westerly gales in its wake.
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