West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 this afternoon then becoming southeast 35 to 45 this evening. Wind diminishing to south 25 after midnight and to south 10 to 15 early Sunday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near noon Sunday and to southeast 25 to 35 Sunday evening.
Chance of showers changing to rain this evening then to a few showers late overnight.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2016
'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 10:30 AM PDT 22 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 5:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying low 998 mb located over
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 998 mb located 60 miles south of Cape
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low 998 mb located 30 miles west of Langara.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:14 AM PDT 22 October 2016 A deepening low will reach the southwest corner of Explorer late this
afternoon. The low will then track northward reaching Langara
Island late Sunday afternoon. Winds will rise to gale to storm force
east to southeast to 50 knots near the low.
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