West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PST 08 December 2016
Today Tonight and Friday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 early this afternoon then diminishing to southeast 30 to 35 early Friday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 late Friday morning.
Periods of rain beginning early this evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 12:25 PM PST 08 December 2016
'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 10:30 AM PST 8 December 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 10:30 a.m. PST today deepening frontal system located west of
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday frontal system located over western Queen
At 4:00 p.m. PST today intensifying low 993 mb located off the
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday low 985 mb located over northwestern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:27 AM PST 8 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
today through Friday. Storm force outflow winds are expected through
mainland inlets today. Cold temperatures from the Arctic outflow
winds will give a risk of moderate freezing spray near most mainland
A strong frontal system west of the offshore waters is approaching
Explorer this morning. Gale to storm force easterlies and
southeasterlies ahead of the system will spread to south and central
waters. The low associated with this frontal system will move over
Northwestern Explorer Friday morning. Storm force southwesterlies
Can be expected near the low.
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