West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PST 03 December 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind east 20 to 30 knots diminishing to easterly 10 to 20 late this afternoon except east 25 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to light early Sunday morning except east 20 over southern sections. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 near noon Sunday.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 3 December 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing low located south of Explorer.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary high located west of Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:24 AM PST 3 December 2022 A Pacific low south of Explorer will continue to move southward and
away from the region today. Over southern offshore waters, gale
Force easterly winds will gradually ease to strong by this evening.
An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
creating gale force northeasterly outflow winds through the mainland
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
- 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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