West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 February 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots except northerly 20 to 30 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming variable 10 to 20 this morning then becoming southeast 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind backing to northeast 5 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.
Chance of showers or flurries Tuesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 19 February 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located from the North Coast to
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening trough located from the North
Coast to Washington State.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 AM PST 19 February 2018 A trough stretching from the North Coast to Vancouver Island combined
with an Arctic ridge across the BC Interior continues to drive
Strong to gale force northerly winds as well as outflows through
mainland inlets. These winds will ease this morning as the trough
And ridge weaken.
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
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- 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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