Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 December 2014
Tonight and Sunday
Wind northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots increasing to southerly inflow 20 to 30 this evening then diminishing to southerly inflow 10 to 20 late overnight.
Rain ending late overnight. A few showers beginning early Sunday morning.
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 20 December 2014 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over western Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 p.m. PST tonight trough located over southern Vancouver
At 1:00 p.m. PST Sunday trough located over the offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PST Sunday trough located over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:56 PM PST 20 December 2014 An onshore flow will push a couple of disturbances across the coast
through Sunday evening. A trough of low pressure just west of
Vancouver Island will move through the inner South Coast this
evening. Another trough of low pressure will reach the offshore
waters on Sunday afternoon and approach Haida Gwaii late Sunday
Strong to gale force southeast winds over the inner South Coast ahead
of the first trough will weaken this evening with strong to gale
force southwesterly winds increasing over outer southern waters
In the north moderate to strong southwest winds will rise to strong
to gale force southwest on Sunday afternoon ahead of second trough of
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