A week of dry, but probably foggy, weather

  • Vancouver Island Inland Sections Forecast - No watches or warnings in effect.

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Saturday 26 May 2018 - Saturday night: Cloudy. Clearing before morning. Low 8. Sunday: Mainly sunny. High 23. UV index 7 or high. Sunday night: Clear. Low 9. Monday: Sunny. High 23. Monday night: Clear. Low 8. Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 18. Tuesday night: Cloudy periods with 40 percent chance of showers. Low 8. Wednesday: A mix of sun and cloud with 40 percent chance of showers. High 17. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 8. Thursday: Sunny. High 17. Thursday night: Clear. Low 9. Friday: Sunny. High 19.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    14.4° C
    -1.1 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.21 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    S 10.7 km/h
    gusting 16.1 km/h
    Humidity
    60 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    14.4° C
    Heat Index
    14.4° C
    Dewpoint
    6.8° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    26 W/m2
    Last Updated: 20:25:00 PST
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    04:41
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (94% full)
    Civil Set
    21:51
    Day Length
    13:16:17
    Day High
    17.4° C @ 13:22 Tdy.
    Day Low
    8.7° C @ 05:51 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.22 kPa @ 19:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.82 kPa @ 00:00 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    8.2° C @ 03:26 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    17.4° C @ 13:22 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 19.6km/h @ 15:00 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    958W/m2 @ 11:21 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    5.8 @ 11:21 Tdy.

We are in for a long stretch of calm weather. Not much else to say really!

Let’s just keep our fingers crossed that the fog holds off or clears up in the mornings. There will be freezing temperatures in the morning as well so beware of black ice and frost on the roads.

The long range is starting to hint at our Christmas weather… Oh the possibilities!

7 Replies to “A week of dry, but probably foggy, weather”

  1. Chris, has your barometer broken yet? Holy Crap! I’ve never seen it this high! Spoke to the Estevan Point lightkeeper today, and their barograph is off the paper, rendering it useless! He has to use a different barometer to report the current pressure there. My barometric graphs are off the scale now too.

  2. That’s crazy!  What would cause it to go so high?  I don’t know what the standard range is, but thankfully  it does not appear to be affecting my barometer… and my graphs are all good.

    We peaked at 104.59kPa overnight.

    And that is indeed the highest value my station has ever recorded.

  3. That’s crazy!  What would cause it to go so high?  I don’t know what the standard range is, but thankfully  it does not appear to be affecting my barometer… and my graphs are all good.We peaked at 104.59kPa overnight.And that is indeed the highest value my station has ever recorded.

  4. Just read an article online talking about the strength of the high pressure over us.  This is the strongest ridge we have seen in this part of the world in the past 15 years.  Interesting to note that our high pressure is causing a devastating wind storm in Southern California.

    If we can get the ridge to weaken a bit and back off to the west, which it may later next week, we might see some arctic air come down over the top of the ridge and pay us a visit.

    Lets hope so.

  5. cliffmass.blogspot.com.  I think thats right…  Cliff Mass always has very interesting weather info.  Is more focused on washington state but covers all of the pacific northwest.  If you have never read his stuff you should check it out.

  6. Ours peaked at 1044.3mb in the early morning. The NE Pacific Barometric Analysis showed a 1047mb high going right over us too. I’ve never seen it that high ever.

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