West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2018
Today Tonight and Friday.
Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots except easterly 5 to 15 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait. Wind becoming light near noon then increasing to southeast 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 20 near midnight. Wind southeast 10 to 20 Friday.
Drizzle Friday. Fog banks.
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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 PDT 18 October 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today approaching frontal system located west
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday cold front located on a line north-south
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday weakening cold front located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 AM PDT 18 October 2018 A frontal system will approach the northern offshore waters today.
Southeast gales will develop over Bowie this afternoon and near
Haida Gwaii tonight. Winds will rise to storm force southeasterlies
in Northern Bowie late this evening and shift to storm force
southwesterlies overnight behind the front.
The front will move eastward across the northern and central waters
on Friday with southeast gales ahead of it and moderate to strong
southwesterlies in its wake. Southwesterly gales will prevail over
Bowie on Friday.
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
- 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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