West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 09:30 PM PST 24 February 2017
Tonight and Saturday
Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 near midnight except light near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 20 Saturday morning then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 early Saturday evening except northwest 10 to 15 near the coast.
A few showers and chance of flurries beginning early Saturday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PST 24 February 2017 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary high 1044 mb located at
At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday deepening low 1020 mb located off the
By 10:00 p.m. PST Saturday deepening low 1008 mb located over
At 10:00 p.m. PST Saturday building ridge located over northern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:29 PM PST 24 February 2017 A 1045 millibar high will remain west of the offshore waters. A low
pressure centre will develop near the Alaska Panhandle Saturday
morning. The low will deepen as it moves southeastward along the
coast on Saturday, deepening to about 1008 millibars as it reaches
Cape Scott Saturday evening.
Widespread northerly gales will develop over most northern waters by
Saturday morning and will spread to the waters off the west coast of
Vancouver Island Saturday night. In addition, strong to gale force
northeast outflow winds will develop through the Northern Mainland
inlets Saturday night.
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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