West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 May 2017
Today Tonight and Monday.
Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots except variable 10 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming southwest 5 to 15 late this afternoon except northwest 15 to 20 south of the Brooks Peninsula tonight and Monday. Wind southwest 5 to 15 except northwest 15 to 20 south of the Brooks Peninsula Monday.
Drizzle beginning this evening and ending Monday morning. Fog patches dissipating late this morning. Fog patches forming early this evening and dissipating Monday morning.
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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 28 May 2017 Today Tonight and Monday At 8:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over Explorer.
At 2:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:53 AM PDT 28 May 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain over offshore waters and a
trough will develop over the BC Interior this afternoon as a
Response to strong solar heating. The contrasts of temperature and
pressure will give rise to strong westerly winds through Juan de
Fuca Strait tonight rising to strong to marginal gale late Monday.
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
- 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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