Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 September 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 Sunday morning. Wind increasing to northeasterly outflow 20 to 30 Sunday afternoon.
Showers ending near noon Sunday.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 23 September 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located off Vancouver Island.
By 1:00 p.m. PDT today weakening trough located over Vancouver
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday intensifying trough located over Bowie.
At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday intensifying frontal system located
southwest of Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located off Vancouver
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:54 AM PDT 23 September 2023 A trough off Vancouver Island will cross the island near noon. Strong
to gale force southerly winds are expected ahead of the trough.
In its wake, winds will shift to strong to gale force northwest over
west coast Vancouver Island late this morning then ease to moderate
southwest as the trough moves inland.
A deep low pressure system is expected to spread gale to storm force
winds across the BC waters Sunday through Monday. Initially, a trough
will bring southerly gale and storm force winds to the central and
northern waters on Sunday morning. An intensifying frontal system
will cross Explorer late Sunday, spreading storm to local hurricane
force southeasterly winds across southern and central waters Sunday
Pacific - North Coast Area
- Bowie - northern half
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Dixon Entrance East
- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
- Douglas Channel
- Explorer - northwestern half
- 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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