West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 early this afternoon and to southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday afternoon. Wind backing to northeast 5 to 15 Tuesday evening.
Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 04:00 AM PST 08 March 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 AM PST 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1000 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1003 mb located southwest of Explorer.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday building ridge located over northern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:42 AM PST 8 March 2021 A low west of Explorer this morning will slowly track south today.
The low will lie southwest of Explorer late this afternoon.
This low will bring strong to gale force southeasterly winds west of
Vancouver Island and over Queen Charlotte Sound today and tonight.
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