Mon. Oct 22nd, 2018

Warning: Chance for Major Wind Sunday evening.

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Sunday 21 October 2018 - Sunday night: A few clouds. Fog developing near midnight. Low plus 4. Monday: Fog dissipating in the morning then a mix of sun and cloud. High 16. UV index 2 or low. Monday night: Clear. Fog patches overnight. Low plus 4. Tuesday: Increasing cloudiness. High 16. Tuesday night: Rain. Low 9. Wednesday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 13. Wednesday night: Rain. Low 8. Thursday: Rain. High 12. Thursday night: Periods of rain. Low 8. Friday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 12. Friday night: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. Low 7. Saturday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 13.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    9.6° C
    -1.4 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.55 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    N/A 0.0 km/h
    gusting 0.0 km/h
    Humidity
    93 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    9.6° C
    Heat Index
    9.6° C
    Dewpoint
    8.5° C
    UV
    0.0
    Solar
    0 W/m2
    Last Updated: 21:05:00 PDT
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.3 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    07:16
    Moon Phase
    Waxing gibbous (93% full)
    Civil Set
    18:50
    Day Length
    13:03:47
    Day High
    17.7° C @ 16:16 Tdy.
    Day Low
    6.5° C @ 08:10 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.88 kPa @ 00:13 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.46 kPa @ 16:44 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    4.9° C @ 08:13 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    17.7° C @ 16:16 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 3.4km/h @ 08:15 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    615W/m2 @ 13:24 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    2.5 @ 13:21 Tdy.

Warning: The latest run is out. 8PM Sunday potential gusting winds up to 120kph in Barkley Sound and perhaps 80-90kph in the Valley combined with a 9PM high tide.
EC has not issued a warning, so I’m on my own for now. But I believe it is worth keeping a serious eye on.

In the image below orange is 55knots (100kph), dark blue is 60… The sliver of brown is 65knots.

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Notice that you see the same peak gusts on the east side of the island, in line with the Inlet.

This will coincide with the rising tide set for 9PM Sunday night.

If this holds we could see trees down and power outages. Always best to be prepared.

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From the latest warning issued for East Island.

strong southeasterly winds with gusts near 90 km/h have developed over exposed sections of East Vancouver Island and the Sunshine Coast. These gusty southerly winds are expected to spread to Vancouver and portions of the Fraser Valley just as the front crosses the Lower Mainland late this afternoon and evening.

A second low pressure system is expected to impact the South Coast Sunday evening. The precise track of the low remains uncertain however there is the potential for even stronger winds. Forecasts and warnings will be updated as the second low’s track becomes more certain.

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