West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 October 2019
Tonight and Friday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 40 to 50 knots diminishing to west 30 to 40 early this evening and to west 20 to 30 near midnight. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 20 Friday morning then backing to southerly 10 to 20 Friday afternoon.
Showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this afternoon and this evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 4:00 PM PDT 17 October 2019
'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 PDT 17 October 2019 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located from Queen Charlotte Sound
to Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing trough located over BC interior.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday trough located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:44 PM PDT 17 October 2019 A trough of low pressure over Queen Charlotte Sound will move inland
tonight. Ahead of the trough, strong to gale force southerlies will
shift to gale to storm force westerlies in its wake.
Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over most marine waters on
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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