West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 January 2020
Tonight and Wednesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20 early this evening then backing to southeast 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday morning and to southeast 35 to 45 near noon Wednesday except southeast 50 near the headlands.
Showers with a risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening changing to rain Wednesday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 7:11 PM PST 21 January 2020
'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots 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 4:00 PM PST 21 January 2020 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located from Bowie to Cape Scott.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening trough located from Bowie
At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located off Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:55 PM PST 21 January 2020 A trough will move onto Vancouver Island this evening. In its wake,
strong to gale force southwesterlies over Explorer will spread to
West Coast Vancouver Island South this evening.
Another frontal system will move across the offshore waters Wednesday
morning and lie across Queen Charlotte Sound by the afternoon.
Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop
over the offshore and central waters Wednesday morning, then spread
to northern and southern waters in the afternoon.
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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