West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 March 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this morning then increasing to southwest 5 to 15 this evening except southwest 20 over northern sections. Wind becoming southerly 20 to 30 overnight. Wind southerly 20 to 30 Sunday.
Chance of showers today and beginning Sunday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 24 March 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 6:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating trough located near Cape
At 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south over
By 2:00 p.m. PDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching warm front located over
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:59 AM PDT 24 March 2018 A weak trough of low pressure will move through the North Coast
today. A slightly stronger trough will reach the North Coast
overnight and will move through the South Coast on Sunday. A warm
front will reach the offshore waters Sunday evening and will move
through the coast on Monday.
Moderate to strong southwest winds will shift to moderate to strong
northwest with each passing trough. Gale force southerlies will
develop ahead of the approaching warm front on Sunday night over the
central and northern waters.
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