West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PST 29 January 2023
Today Tonight and Monday.
Wind variable 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late this afternoon except southeast 10 to 20 near the coast south of Estevan Point overnight and Monday. Wind becoming variable 10 to 15 Monday evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 29 January 2023 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday approaching frontal system located west
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:27 AM PST 29 January 2023 A strong ridge of high pressure will continue to lie over the British
Columbia Interior today. Gale to storm force outflow winds will ease
to strong to gale force this morning. Outflow winds will diminish
further late in the day as the high over the interior eventually
merges with a ridge offshore to become a broad area of high pressure
over the marine district.
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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