West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 November 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind northwesterly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late this morning then backing to southwest 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind increasing to southwest 20 to 30 near midnight and to southwest 30 to 40 Thursday morning except south 50 near the headlands. Wind becoming southwest 25 to 35 near noon Thursday.
Showers ending this morning. Rain overnight and Thursday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 04:00 AM PST 25 November 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 25 November 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1007 mb located over northern Vancouver
By 10:00 a.m. PST today departing low 1013 mb located over western
At 1:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:45 AM PST 25 November 2020 A low pressure centre is sitting over norhtern Vancouver Island. The
system will gradually dissipate late this morning as it moves to west
of Tofino. Gale force northwesterly winds over central offshore
waters will spread to southern offshore waters later this morning.
A frontal system will approach the northern offshore waters on this
afternoon. The system will move southward across northern waters
tonight then the central waters on Thursday. Ahead of the system,
gale force southerly winds will develop over northern waters tonight.
The winds will spread to central and southern waters on Thursday.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance
- Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance
- Queen Charlotte Sound - eastern half
- Queen Charlotte Sound - western half
- Queen Charlotte Strait
- Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
- Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
- West Coast Haida Gwaii - southern half
- West Coast Vancouver Island North
- West Coast Vancouver Island South
- 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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