West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 09:30 PM PST 03 March 2024
Tonight and Monday.
Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 late overnight except northwest 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino Monday afternoon and evening.
Showers this evening with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 9:30 PM PST 3 March 2024 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located over the southern Strait
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday departing low located over the Lower
At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
northern BC interior.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located northwest of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday ridge located over Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 9:23 PM PST 3 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad low pressure
system over the South Coast will combine to give gale force outflow
winds to Douglas Channel, Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central
Tonight and Monday morning.
These outflow winds combined with cold temperatures will generate
freezing spray in Douglas Channel and a risk of freezing spray near
the other mainland inlets tonight and Monday morning.
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
- 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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