West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 September 2022
Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind light increasing to southeast 5 to 15 knots near midnight and 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 forming late this evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PDT 26 September 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over the South Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located over BC interior.
At noon PDT Tuesday approaching low located west of Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 PM PDT 26 September 2022 A stationary front over Northern Bowie continues to weaken. Strong to
gale force southerly winds near the front will persist into the
evening hours before falling to moderate to strong.
Generally light winds are expected for southern waters 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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