West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 07:38 PM PST 15 January 2021
Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwesterly 5 to 15 knots backing to southeast 10 to 20 this evening then becoming southeast 15 late overnight except southeast 25 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 20 early Saturday afternoon except southeast 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 Saturday evening.
Rain Saturday afternoon and evening. Fog banks dissipating early Saturday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 7:38 PM PST 15 January 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 4:00 PM PST 15 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located from the South Coast to the
By 7:00 a.m. PST Saturday ridge located over BC interior.
At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 PM PST 15 January 2021 Another Pacific front will move into the offshore waters tonight.
Over northern waters, gale to storm force southwest winds will
develop this evening and Saturday morning with the approach of the
next frontal system.
Over central waters, gale to storm force southeast winds will develop
on Saturday morning.
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Need to travel Alberta Highway 93?
Go prepared with Highway 93 forecasts. Highway regions are available in the Alberta text forecast bulletin between Lake Louise and Jasper. (Photo by: Natalie Anderson)
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