West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 05:46 AM PST 20 January 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 early this morning then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 40 to 50 this evening then diminishing to south 15 to 25 Tuesday morning.
Rain changing to showers this morning then to rain near midnight and ending Tuesday afternoon. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island NorthIssued 05:46 AM PST 20 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 20 January 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening frontal system located from the
Central Coast to Explorer.
By 10:00 a.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over central Vancouver Island.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Explorer.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 6:56 AM PST 20 January 2020 A frontal system on a line from the Central Coast to Explorer will
slowly move eastward and dissipate over Central Vancouver Island
later this morning. Ahead of the front, strong to gale force
southeasterly winds will ease early this morning as the front
Another frontal system will approach the offshore waters this
afternoon. The system will move eastward across the offshore waters
on tonight. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterly winds
Will develop over the offshore waters this afternoon then spread to
most coastal waters on tonight. Storm force southeasterlies are
expected tonight over West Vancouver Island North. Winds will ease
To moderate to strong southerlies Tuesday as the system moves inland.
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- Explorer - northwestern half
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- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
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