Issued 10:30 AM PST 20 February 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind light except northerly 10 to 20 knots near the mainland inlets today and tonight. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon.
Chance of flurries Wednesday morning.
Temperatures near zero.
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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 20 February 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located over Queen Charlotte Sound
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line north-south over
the Washington Coast.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening ridge located over southern
At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low 1026 mb located over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday low 1022 mb located near Tofino.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:25 AM PST 20 February 2018 A low pressure system will develop over Hecate Strait Wednesday
morning. The system will move southward to the west coast
Of Vancouver Island by Wednesday afternoon then to the Washington
coast Wednesday night. Along its track, gale force northerly
Winds will develop over parts of the central and southern waters
Wednesday and Wednesday night.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- 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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