West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 March 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late this morning except northwest 30 south of the Brooks Peninsula overnight and Thursday morning. Wind becoming westerly 5 to 15 Thursday morning except northwest 15 to 25 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming south 15 Thursday evening.
Rain changing to a few showers this afternoon and ending late overnight.
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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 29 March 2017 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located over BC interior.
At 11:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over 53N 146W
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 AM PDT 29 March 2017 A low over Southern Explorer will move across Vancouver
Island late this morning and into the B.C. Interior late this
afternoon. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will continue this
morning for southern waters before switching over to strong to
Gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low.
On Thursday morning a cold front will approach the offshore waters.
The cold front will lie over Bowie by late Thursday evening. Ahead
Of the front winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterlies
over offshore and northern waters.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- 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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