West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 March 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind southeasterly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late this afternoon then becoming light near midnight. Wind increasing to southwest 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon.
Showers ending near midnight. Risk of thunderstorms late this morning and this afternoon. A few showers beginning Saturday afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 23 March 2018 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 998 mb located west of Explorer.
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Saturday departing low 1008 mb located off
At 8:00 p.m. PDT Saturday approaching trough located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:27 AM PDT 23 March 2018 An area of low pressure at the surface and aloft will lie west of
Explorer today and will be drifting slowly southeastward to lie off
the Oregon coast by Saturday afternoon. The upper low is bringing
very unstable air over the South Coast and will produce isolated
thunderstorms over a good part of the southern waters today. A
waterspout watch is also in effect for the inner South Coast, valid
through this afternoon. Winds will remain mostly light to moderate
but strong to gale force southeasterlies currently over the inner
South Coast will ease later in the day.
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