West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 16 December 2018

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

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

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 December 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 7 to 10 metres subsiding to 6 to 8 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 December 2018
Tuesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind east 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PST 16 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 9:30 PM PST 16 December 2018 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located northwest of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located from Sandspit to
Cape Scott then to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 16 December 2018 The next intense frontal system will approach Explorer on Monday
morning. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will once again develop
across southern, central, and northern waters during the day on
Monday. Hurricane force winds are forecast Monday afternoon for the
headlands of West Vancouver Island North.

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