West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 17 January 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight then increasing to southeast 40 to 50 Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southwesterly 25 to 35 near noon Wednesday and to southerly 15 to 25 early Wednesday evening.

Rain at times heavy.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 6 to 8 late Wednesday morning then subsiding to 4 to 6 early Wednesday afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 to 5 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 17 January 2017
Thursday Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southerly 20 to 30 in the morning then increasing to southeast 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 10:37 PM PST 17 January 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 17 January 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 970 mb located over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday departing low located over the Alaska
panhandle.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday trough located southwest of Explorer.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Wednesday trough located over northern Vancouver
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PST 17 January 2017 A low pressure centre over Bowie will slowly track northward and
reach the Alaska Panhandle Wednesday evening.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will continue tonight over
most waters. Winds will ease on Wednesday over the central and
northern waters as the low departs.

A trough of low pressure approaching Vancouver Island on Wednesday
morning will maintain gale to storm force southeasterly winds over
the southern waters. Winds over the southern waters will ease late
Wednesday afternoon.

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