West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind light except northerly 10 to 15 knots south of the Brooks Peninsula early this morning. Wind becoming south 5 to 15 this morning then increasing to south 15 to 25 early this afternoon. Wind becoming westerly 15 after midnight then diminishing to light Wednesday morning. Wind becoming southerly 15 near noon Wednesday.
Chance of showers this evening. A few showers Wednesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 31 May 2016 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating frontal system located over
the North Coast.
At 2:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located off
the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 AM PDT 31 May 2016 A frontal system moving through the northern waters today is giving
marginal gale force southeast winds to the northern offshore waters.
This system will weaken this afternoon.
The next frontal system will move into the offshore waters tomorrow
afternoon and eventually spread marginal gale force winds to the
central waters by late evening.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- 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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