West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 January 2021
Tonight and Tuesday.
Wind light increasing to southeast 5 to 15 knots this evening and to southerly 15 to 25 Tuesday morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 18 January 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening frontal system located from
Hecate Strait to Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday dissipating frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 4:00 PM PST 18 January 2021 A frontal system will move from Bowie into the North Coast tonight.
The system will weaken considerably as it progresses through the
Central Coast Tuesday morning then sweeping through the South Coast
on Tuesday afternoon.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies over Bowie and the northern
waters will continue tonight while also progressing into the central
waters. The southeast winds will weaken considerably to strong to
gale force over central waters Tuesday morning and then over the
southern waters Tuesday afternoon.
In the wake of the system, strong to gale force westerlies will
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