West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 January 2023
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except east 10 to 20 near the coast. Wind becoming northeast 15 to 25 near noon then becoming northeast 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 10 to 15 early Sunday morning then becoming northwest 10 to 20 Sunday afternoon.
Periods of drizzle this morning.
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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 PST 28 January 2023 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing trough located southwest of
At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northeastern
By 1:00 a.m. PST Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:22 AM PST 28 January 2023 A strong ridge of high pressure will continue to strengthen over
The British Columbia Interior today. Strong to gale force outflow
winds in the mainland inlets will intensify to gale to storm force as
the ridge strengthens today.
Winds will diminish late in the day Sunday as the high over the
interior eventually merges with the ridge offshore to become a broad
area of high pressure over the marine district.
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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