West Coast Vancouver Island North


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 15 January 2017

Tonight and Monday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots becoming southeast 45 to 55 Monday afternoon.



Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2017
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 early this evening and to 5 to 7 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2017
Tuesday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 9:30 PM PST 15 January 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 Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 15 January 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday weakening frontal system located over
Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located over western Bowie.
By 1:00 p.m. PST Monday weakening trough from low located near
the Gulf of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:11 PM PST 15 January 2017 A frontal system over Haida Gwaii tonight will weaken over Vancouver
Island on Monday afternoon. Gale to storm force southeasterlies to 55
knots will ease slightly as the front passes over the northern and
central waters tonight through Monday morning.

A trailing trough from the low over Western Bowie will weaken as it
approaches the Gulf of Alaska. Gale to storm force southerlies ahead
of the trough will ease on Monday.

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