West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 October 2019
Today Tonight and Friday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to southwest 30 to 40 near noon except west 40 to 50 near the headlands this evening. Wind becoming west 20 to 30 near midnight then diminishing to west 10 to 20 Friday morning. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 20 Friday afternoon.
Rain changing to showers 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 04:00 AM 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 AM PDT 17 October 2019 Today Tonight and Friday By 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:40 AM PDT 17 October 2019 A front over Vancouver Island will move across the inner South Coast
this morning. Strong to gale force southeast winds ahead of the front
will ease to moderate to strong later this morning.
A trough of low pressure will move across the offshore and outer
waters today and track inland tonight. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southerlies will shift to gale to storm force westerlies
in its wake.
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- Bowie - northern half
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- Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara
- Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara
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