West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Monday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 metres subsiding to 4 after midnight and to 3 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to south 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind north 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 990 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching low located southwest of
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 21 January 2018 A frontal system over Southern Vancouver Island will move inland near
noon today. Southeasterly gale to storm force winds over the inner
South Coast will ease to strong southerlies near noon.

A low pressure system over Northern Bowie will drift northward and
reach the Gulf of Alaska this afternoon. Strong to marginal gale
force westerlies will prevail over most northern and central waters
through Monday.

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