West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 2016
Today Tonight and Friday
Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 late this afternoon then becoming southeast 10 to 20 this evening except southeast 30 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 late overnight then diminishing to south 10 to 20 Friday afternoon.
Showers ending this afternoon with a risk of thunderstorms. Periods of rain beginning near midnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 20 October 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over
At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight low located off Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT Friday departing low located over northern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:22 AM PDT 20 October 2016 An approaching low pressure system will move into Bowie tonight and
track north towards the Alaskan Panhandle Friday evening. Ahead of
the low, southerly gales will develop over the offshore waters this
afternoon and spread to northern and central waters tonight. Winds
will veer to strong to gale force westerlies over the offshore waters
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