West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 September 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots except light near the coast. Wind becoming southwest 5 to 15 early this morning except northwest 15 over western sections. Wind becoming light early this evening except northwest 15 over western sections. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Sunday morning then becoming southerly 10 to 20 Sunday evening.
Chance of showers early this morning and Sunday morning and afternoon. Rain beginning Sunday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 23 September 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching trough located over northwestern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:32 AM PDT 23 September 2017 A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound
will weaken today through Sunday. A trough of low pressure will
approach Northwestern Explorer on Sunday afternoon spreading strong
to gale force southwesterly winds into the region.
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