West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northeast 5 to 15 knots backing to northwesterly 5 to 15 this morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 this afternoon. Wind diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 40 Tuesday morning except southeast 55 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 30 Tuesday evening.
Chance of showers early this morning. Rain beginning Tuesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 05:05 AM PDT 24 April 2017
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PDT 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening trough located over the southern
Strait of Georgia.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Cape St. James.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located over the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:44 AM PDT 24 April 2017 A cold front will approach the BC coast on Tuesday. Ahead of the
front, gale to marginal storm force southeasterlies are forecast
For offshore, northern, and central waters beginning Tuesday
Morning. The strong southeasterly winds will persist into the
In the wake of the front, gale force westerlies are expected over
portions of Bowie and Explorer.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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