West Coast Vancouver Island North
Issued 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early this morning then becoming southeast 40 late this morning except southeast 55 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 early this evening and to west 15 Sunday afternoon.
Rain today and tonight. 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 04:00 AM PST 16 January 2021
'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 16 January 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
By noon PST today frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:26 AM PST 16 January 2021 Another Pacific front is moving across the offshore waters this
Over northern waters, strong to gale force southeast winds have
developed and will rise to gale to storm force early this morning
with the approach of the frontal system.
Over central waters, gale to storm force southeast winds will develop
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- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
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Need to travel Alberta Highway 93?
Go prepared with Highway 93 forecasts. Highway regions are available in the Alberta text forecast bulletin between Lake Louise and Jasper. (Photo by: Natalie Anderson)
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