West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 early this evening then building to 3 to 5 after midnight. Seas building to 6 to 8 early Tuesday morning then subsiding to 5 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2018
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Hurricane force wind warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 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 Statement

Issued 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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