West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early this morning and to southeast 45 to 55 late this morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 this evening. Wind southwest 25 to 35 Tuesday.

Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 5 to 7 metres building to 7 to 10 early this afternoon then subsiding to 5 to 7 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 2018
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 30 to 40 knots becoming northwest 30 to 40.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 December 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 17 December 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Explorer.

At 10:00 a.m. PST today low located west of the offshore waters.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low located over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday low located over the southern Alaska
panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 17 December 2018 The next intense frontal system approaches Explorer this
Morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop
Across southern, central, and northern waters during the day.
Hurricane force winds are forecast this afternoon for the
Headlands of West Vancouver Island North.

In the wake of the frontal system a low will move over Bowie this
evening. Storm force southerlies will develop this evening and
tonight across northern and central waters.

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