West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 December 2014

Today Tonight and Saturday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35 early this morning then backing to southeast 35 to 45 early this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 50 to 60 late this evening then diminishing to southwesterly 15 to 25 overnight.

A few showers with a risk of thunderstorms changing to rain this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 December 2014
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 this morning then subsiding to 5 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 December 2014
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 December 2014

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 19 December 2014 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing trough located on a line east-west
over the Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday departing frontal system located on a
line north-south over the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 AM PST 19 December 2014 A trough of low pressure over the offshore waters will track across
northern waters today. Gale force southeasterlies ahead of the trough
will shift to strong to gale force southwesterly in its wake.

Another frontal system will track across the outer BC waters tonight.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the front
and shift to strong to gale force southwesterly in its wake. Over
The inner South Coast, southeast gales will develop tonight and
diminish Saturday afternoon.

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