West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 07:06 AM PST 02 March 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind northwesterly 15 to 25 knots except southeast 20 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait. Wind becoming westerly 15 to 25 late this morning then diminishing to west 5 to 15 early this afternoon. Wind becoming light late this afternoon except southeast 20 to 25 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait overnight. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 early Sunday morning then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 Sunday afternoon.
Flurries or showers becoming showers near noon and ending overnight.
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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 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening low located over southern Explorer.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening low located over southern
At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday low located over southern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 AM PST 2 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad low pressure
system offshore will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel and Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
today and Sunday.
An area of low pressure approaching Southern Vancouver Island will
produce strong to marginal gale force easterly winds to Haro Strait
and Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance this morning then ease
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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