West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 March 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind light increasing to southwest 5 to 15 knots this evening except southwest 20 over northern sections overnight. Wind becoming southerly 20 to 30 late overnight then veering to southwest 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon.
Chance of showers today and beginning early Sunday morning.
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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 PDT 24 March 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday At 11:00 a.m. PDT today trough located over northern Haida Gwaii.
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 10:27 AM PDT 24 March 2018 A weak trough of low pressure will move through the northern waters
today. A slightly stronger trough will cross the northern waters
overnight and will move through the South Coast Sunday night. 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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