West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 January 2018
Tonight and Sunday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots except south 15 to 25 northwest of Estevan Point tonight. Wind diminishing to west 20 to 30 early Sunday morning.
Showers. Risk of thunderstorms Sunday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 4:00 PM PST 20 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 20 January 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Sandspit to
the Central Coast then to Tofino.
By 6:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line north-south
over the central Strait of Georgia.
At 1:00 p.m. PST Sunday departing frontal system located east
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:05 PM PST 20 January 2018 A frontal system across the central and South Coast will intensify
overthe South Coast tonight then move out of BC waters late Sunday
morning as it continues tracking southward.
Winds across northern and central waters are calming as the frontal
system slumps southward. A large low west of Bowie will keep
Strong winds on and off across the region. Meanwhile the frontal
system is set to impact the South Coast and inner straits tonight
And early Sunday morning with very strong gales predicted.
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