West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 January 2018
Tonight and Tuesday.
Storm warning in effect.
Wind south 15 knots increasing to south 20 early this evening and to southeast 20 to 30 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 near midnight and to southeast 40 to 50 late overnight except southeast 55 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind diminishing to southwest 25 late Tuesday morning.
A few showers changing to rain at times heavy near midnight. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 4:00 PM PST 22 January 2018
'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 PM PST 22 January 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight low 992 mb located 100 miles southwest
By 2:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 984 mb located over southeastern Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:43 PM PST 22 January 2018 A developing low pressure system will reach Explorer late tonight
And will move into Southeastern Bowie early Tuesday afternoon. The
system will bring gale to storm force southeast winds over most
waters by Tuesday morning.
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