West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 09:30 PM PST 22 January 2018
Tonight and Tuesday.
Hurricane force wind warning in effect.
Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near midnight and to southeast 50 to 60 late overnight except southeast 65 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to south 35 to 45 late Tuesday morning and to south 20 to 30 late Tuesday afternoon.
Rain at times heavy. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 9:30 PM PST 22 January 2018
'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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 9:30 PM PST 22 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 990 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Tuesday low 984 mb located over central Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:11 PM PST 22 January 2018 A developing low pressure system will reach Explorer late tonight
And then move into Southeastern Bowie early Tuesday afternoon. The
system will bring gale to storm force southeast winds over most
waters by Tuesday morning. Hurricane force southeast winds will
Occur near the headlands of West Vancouver Island North late
overnight and Tuesday morning.
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