Issued 10:30 AM PST 16 January 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind southerly inflow 10 to 20 knots becoming northerly outflow 10 to 20 this evening then increasing to northerly outflow 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind diminishing to northerly outflow 10 to 20 Wednesday morning then increasing to southerly inflow 20 to 30 Wednesday afternoon.
Periods of rain. Risk of thunderstorms today.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 16 January 2018 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 7:00 p.m. PST tonight intensifying frontal system located west
By 10:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:21 AM PST 16 January 2018 A strong frontal system is developing and will be west of Explorer
early this evening. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop
ahead of this frontal system late this evening. As the system moves
towards Vancouver Island it will continue to intensify. By early
Wednesday morning storm to hurricane force southeasterlies are
expected at West Vancouver Island North and will extend into Queen
Charlotte Sound and the Central Coast.
In the wake of this intense system, gale to storm force
southwesterlies will persist over Explorer and into central
Waters through Wednesday afternoon.
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