West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 September 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 5 to 15 late this morning then increasing to southeast 20 Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Tuesday evening.
Periods of drizzle beginning this evening changing to periods of rain Tuesday evening. Fog patches dissipating near noon. Fog patches forming this evening and dissipating Tuesday 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 26 September 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located over the South Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located over BC interior.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located west
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located over Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low located west of Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 AM PDT 26 September 2022 A stationary front over Northern Bowie will gradually weaken today.
Strong to gale force southeast winds near the front will weaken to
moderate to strong by this afternoon. Generally light winds are
expected in the south today.
On Tuesday, a low pressure system will approach Explorer. Strong
southeasterlies are forecast develop over the offshore waters
Tuesday morning and reach Western Vancouver Island Tuesday afternoon.
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
- 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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