West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 November 2019
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 early this evening then increasing to northwest 30 to 40 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon except northwest 10 to 20 near the coast south of Tofino.
Rain ending this 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 PST 18 November 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 PST 18 November 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over southern Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight departing low located near Seattle.
At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary trough located from
the North Coast to Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday building ridge located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 PM PST 18 November 2019 A low pressure system over Southern Explorer will move across
Northwestern Washington state this evening and into the BC
Interior overnight. In the wake of the low, strong to gale
Force northwest winds will develop over most central and southern
waters tonight and persist through Tuesday.
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