West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2020
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to south 25 to 35 early this morning. Wind south 25 to 35 tonight and Sunday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 04:00 AM PST 18 January 2020
'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 AM PST 18 January 2020 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 5:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located from Haida Gwaii to
By 1:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located from the
North Coast to the Mainland Coast.
At 4:30 p.m. PST today deepening trough located over Pacific Ocean.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:56 AM PST 18 January 2020 An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the British
Columbia Interior through the weekend while weakening. Gale to
hurricane force northeasterly outflow winds through the coastal
inlets will weaken today over the South Coast and on Sunday over the
central and north coasts. Moderate to severe freezing spray will
continue near the central and northern coastal inlets through
An intense frontal system is transiting the BC waters this morning.
Storm to hurricane force southeasterlies from the system will affect
all marine regions through today.
Pacific - Georgia Basin Area
- 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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