West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 December 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Hurricane force wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 20 to 30 knots increasing to southerly 35 to 45 early Monday morning and to southeast 55 late Monday morning except southeast 65 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 Monday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 December 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 7 to 10 metres subsiding to 6 to 8 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to southwest 30 to 40 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Hurricane force wind warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PST 16 December 2018

'Hurricane' force winds of 64 knots or above 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 16 December 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low located northwest of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PST 16 December 2018 The next intense frontal system will approach Explorer on Monday
morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will once again develop
across southern, central, and northern waters during the day on
Monday. Hurricane force winds are forecast Monday afternoon for the
headlands of West Vancouver Island North.

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