West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 October 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind west 10 to 20 knots backing to southerly 10 to 20 this afternoon then becoming northwest 15 to 20 near midnight. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 25 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to south 10 Saturday evening.
Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today tonight and Saturday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located from the Gulf of Alaska to
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located from the Gulf of Alaska
to the South Coast.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located west of the
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:14 AM PDT 18 October 2019 A developing trough will extend from the Gulf of Alaska to Northern
Explorer this afternoon. The trough will extend southwards towards
the BC South Coast by Saturday morning.
Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over most marine waters
today. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop over the offshore
waters tonight behind trough as it extends towards the South Coast.
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
- 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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