West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 August 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday
Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon except southeast 30 northwest of Estevan Point tonight. Wind becoming variable 10 to 20 Saturday morning except southeast 30 over southern sections. Wind becoming southwest 15 to 25 near noon Saturday.
Showers ending late this morning. Rain beginning late overnight.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday dissipating frontal system located on
a line north-south over Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 AM PDT 28 August 2015 A frontal system will sweep southeastward into northern waters this
morning and into central waters this afternoon. The front will
dissipate along the northern and central coasts Saturday morning as
the front moves inland. Expect strong to gale force southerly winds
across northern and central waters and near the headlands of West
Coast Vancouver Island North ahead of the frontal system.
On Saturday, a trough will swing through offshore waters towards the
mainland coast. While only moderate winds may precede the
Trough, strong northwest winds will follow behind it.
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 - 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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