Tue. Oct 16th, 2018

Possible record breaking hot Week for Spring Break (in SD70)! New Ditidaht station.

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Tuesday 16 October 2018 - Tuesday: Sunny. Fog patches dissipating near noon. High 20. UV index 3 or moderate. Tuesday night: Clear. Low plus 2. Wednesday: Mainly sunny. Fog patches developing early in the morning and dissipating late in the morning. High 18. Wednesday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 2. Thursday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 20. Thursday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 4. Friday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 16. Friday night: Cloudy periods. Low plus 5. Saturday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 16. Saturday night: Cloudy periods. Low 7. Sunday: A mix of sun and cloud. High 16. Sunday night: Cloudy periods. Low 6. Monday: Cloudy. High 16.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    18.3° C
    2.8 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    102.55 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    59 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    18.3° C
    Heat Index
    18.3° C
    Dewpoint
    10.2° C
    UV
    2.4
    Solar
    616 W/m2
    Last Updated: 14:00:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.3 mm
    Day ET
    0.3 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    07:08
    Moon Phase
    First quarter (51% full)
    Civil Set
    18:59
    Day Length
    13:04:42
    Day High
    18.3° C @ 13:59 Tdy.
    Day Low
    3.1° C @ 05:47 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    102.81 kPa @ 09:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    102.55 kPa @ 13:59 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    3.1° C @ 05:47 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    18.3° C @ 13:59 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 0.0km/h @ 00:05 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    621W/m2 @ 13:36 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    2.5 @ 12:37 Tdy.

The forecast can’t get much better than this.

There is no hint of precipitation until Saturday and Sunday.  Until then, it is clear sailing.  Our normals for this time of year are in the 15.8ºC range.  The extreme highs at the Airport for the last three days of March are 20.7ºC, 19.9ºC and 22.7ºC.  We definitely have a shot at the first two.

Below are the images for the high afternoon temperatures from today through Saturday.  The heat peaks on Thursday with temperatures possibly up to 24º C (76º F) and then it breaks on Saturday with more a normal high up to 11ºC.

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The evenings and mornings will be cool with possible frost in low lying areas.  We got down to 0.78º C this morning.

New Ditidaht/Nitinat Lake Weather Station

The folks at islandweather.ca just installed a new weather station at the Ditidaht elementary school!  This provides a window into a very unique little spot on Vancouver Island weather wise and will no doubt come in handy for the wind enthusiasts that frequent the area.

Screen Shot 2016-03-29 at 7.21.09 AM

You can see its little dot at the head of Nitinat lake halfway between Port Alberni and Port Renfrew. Click the image to go to the weather station page itself.

Have a great 2nd week of Spring Break!