Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 December 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind light becoming northerly outflow 5 to 15 knots near midnight then becoming light near noon Saturday.
Chance of showers today. Rain beginning Saturday evening.
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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 PST 15 December 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 p.m. PST today warm front located off Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Saturday warm front located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:19 AM PST 15 December 2017 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters will shift to the
BC Interior on Saturday. Gale force northwest winds will develop off
the west coast of Vancouver Island today.
A warm front will approach the northern offshore waters late this
afternoon and move to lie over Hecate Strait by Saturday morning.
Ahead of the front winds will rise to gale force southerly over
northern and central waters. Winds will shift to gale force
southwesterly behind the front.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- 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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