West Coast Vancouver Island South: Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 26 November 2014 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over northern
Explorer.
By midnight PST tonight frontal system located over the Central
Coast.

At 2:00 a.m. PST Thursday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday cold front located on a line north-south
over southern Vancouver Island.
 

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:14 PM PST 26 November 2014 A low pressure system over Northern Explorer will track towards the
Central Coast tonight. A cold front extending south from the low will
cross the South Coast tonight.

Gale force northeasterlies north of the low will back to strong
northwesterlies as the low passes. Ahead of the cold front, strong to
gale force southeasterlies shift to strong southwest winds in its
wake.

On Thursday a trailing cold front will cross Vancouver Island through
the day. Strong south or southwesterlies ahead of the front will
shift to strong northwesterlies in its wake.

An Arctic high will continue to build over the Northern BC Interior
giving gale force outflow through mainland inlets.