West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots except south 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind diminishing to west 15 to 25 early this morning then increasing to west 30 near noon. Wind backing to south 15 to 25 Monday afternoon.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 5 early this afternoon and to 4 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 06:59 AM PST 21 January 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 4:00 AM PST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary low 990 mb located over
the Gulf of Alaska.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM PST 21 January 2018 A frontal system over Northern Vancouver Island will move
southeastward across Southern BC waters this morning. The system
Will move out of the region near noon as it continues tracking
southward. Gale to marginal storm force southeasterly winds will
continue over southern waters early this morning ahead of the front.

A low pressure system will remain over the Gulf of Alaska
Today through Monday. Marginal gale force westerlies will prevail
over most northern and central waters.

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