West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 December 2018
Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind southwest 30 knots except southeast 30 near the coast. Wind diminishing to northwest 25 late this evening and to variable 10 to 15 late overnight except southwest 25 near the headlands near noon Wednesday.
Periods of rain ending after midnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Rain beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.
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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 PST 18 December 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located west of Vancouver Island.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Wednesday dissipating trough located over
By midnight PST Wednesday approaching low located southwest of
Marine Weather StatementIssued 5:01 PM PST 18 December 2018 A low over the Southern Alaskan Panhandle is producing westerly gale
force winds over northern waters this evening. Winds will ease to
strong west or southwest after midnight.
A trough associated with this low is moving across Explorer tonight.
Winds will increase to westerly gale force across Explorer and west
coast Vancouver Island this evening. Winds will ease to light to
moderate by Wednesday morning.
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