West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then increasing to southeast 5 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight.
A few showers beginning Wednesday 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 PST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 AM PST 24 January 2017 A frontal system approaching the northern offshore waters will move
across the northern waters tonight and Wednesday morning. Gale force
southeasterlies will develop ahead of the front. Winds will shift to
moderate to strong southwest in the wake the front.
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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