West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 09:30 PM PST 19 December 2014
Tonight and Saturday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 50 near midnight then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southwest 35 late Saturday afternoon.
Rain. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 9:30 PM PST 19 December 2014
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PST 19 December 2014 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over the offshore waters.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:29 PM PST 19 December 2014 An fairly intense Pacific frontal system will reach the outer coast
overnight and will make its way inland Saturday morning.
Widespread storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the
system tonight from Northern Vancouver Island northwards, with gales
expected in the far south. Winds will shift to strong to gale force
southwesterly in its wake. Seas will remain high, reaching up to 8
metres off Vancouver Island and the central part of the coast with
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- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
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