West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PST 07 December 2016
Today Tonight and Thursday
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots backing to east 20 early this evening except southeast 25 to 30 offshore this evening and southeast 25 to 35 offshore overnight. Wind becoming southeast 30 to 40 early Thursday morning then increasing to east 40 to 50 Thursday evening.
A few showers ending near noon. Periods of rain beginning Thursday afternoon.
Zoom-in to make a selection
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 10:30 AM PST 07 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 7 December 2016 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 1:00 a.m. PST Thursday deepening frontal system located southwest
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located over Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:25 AM PST 7 December 2016 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
today and Thursday. Gale force outflow winds are occurring through
mainland inlets with generally light to moderate winds elsewhere for
today. Storm force outflow winds will develop through mainland inlets
through tonight. Cold temperatures from the Arctic outflow winds will
give a risk of moderate freezing spray near most mainland inlets.
A strong frontal system will approach Explorer and lie just
Southwest by Thursday morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies
ahead of the system will spread to most South Coast regions.
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
What we are doing
- Date modified: