West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 January 2019
Tonight and Sunday.
Wind southwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 15 early this evening then becoming northeast 10 to 15 early Sunday morning. Wind backing to northwest 15 late Sunday morning then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 early Sunday afternoon.
Showers ending early Sunday morning. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 19 January 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 993 mb located off Prince Rupert.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight dissipating low 996 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.
At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 998 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday low 1005 mb located north of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 PM PST 19 January 2019 A low currently over Dixon Entrance East has started to weaken as it
moves north. Behind the low, gale to storm force southwesterlies
Over the northern and central waters this afternoon will ease to
strong to gale force southwesterlies this evening as the low
dissipates over the Alaska Panhandle. Winds will ease to below gale
force over all waters tonight.
Seas near 8 metres over Explorer, Northwestern Vancouver island
And the central waters will subside this evening as the low
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