Issued 09:15 AM PDT 08 October 2015
Today Tonight and Friday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late this morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late overnight.
Rain. Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
Johnstone StraitIssued 09:15 AM PDT 08 October 2015
'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 4:00 AM PDT 8 October 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 980 mb located off Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday low 971 mb located over western Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:39 AM PDT 8 October 2015 Stormy conditions will prevail over the next few days as a series of
lows and frontal systems affect the BC coast, with the most intense
storm being forecast for Friday.
Strong to gale force southeasterlies will rise to gale to storm
Force from Northern Vancouver Island northwards this morning, as a
frontal system approaches the coast.
After a brief lull later this afternoon, a deep 970 millibar low
incorporating the remnants of hurricane oho will move northward
through Bowie on Friday morning. Widespread storm to hurricane force
southerlies can be expected from Northern Vancouver Island
Pacific - Georgia Basin Area
- 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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