Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2020
Tonight and Sunday.
Wind light increasing to northeasterly outflow 15 knots late this evening and to northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northeasterly outflow 15 Sunday morning then becoming southwesterly inflow 15 Sunday afternoon. Wind increasing to southwesterly inflow 15 to 25 Sunday evening.
Showers ending this evening. Showers Sunday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 22 February 2020 Tonight and Sunday By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located over southern
At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening low 998 mb located west of
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday low 988 mb located 100 miles west of
By 10:30 a.m. PST Sunday low 996 mb located near Port Hardy.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:35 PM PST 22 February 2020 An intense low pressure system will cross into Northern Explorer this
evening and continue east towards Northern Vancouver Island through
the night. The low will move across Northern Vancouver Island midday
on Sunday then into the BC Interior in the afternoon.
Gale to storm force southeast winds will develop ahead of the system
over southern and central waters. Gale to storm force northwest winds
will develop over most BC waters in the wake of the low.
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- 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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