Wind Warning issued for east side of Island – norh of Nanoose

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

    Forecast Issued 4:00 PM PDT Monday 16 July 2018 - Monday night: Clear. Low 14. Tuesday: Mainly sunny. High 34. UV index 8 or very high. Tuesday night: Clear. Low 14. Wednesday: Sunny. High 29. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 13. Thursday: Sunny. High 27. Thursday night: Clear. Low 10. Friday: Sunny. High 26. Friday night: Clear. Low 12. Saturday: Sunny. High 24. Saturday night: Clear. Low 12. Sunday: Sunny. High 27.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    21.3° C
    -2.2 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.5 kPa
    rising
    Wind
    10.9 km/h
    gusting 20.9 km/h
    Humidity
    51 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    NA° C
    Heat Index
    31.9° C
    Dewpoint
    23° C
    UV
    1.5
    Solar
    499 W/m2
    Last Updated: 18:25:00 PDT
    Station Reports Delayed
    257 minutes
    Showing Nearest Official Station

    Observed at: Port Alberni 10:00 PM PDT Monday 16 July 2018
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  • Day Almanac
    Day's Rain
    0.0 mm
    Day ET
    0.0 mm mm
    Rain Storm
    NotAvailable mm
    Civil Rise
    04:49
    Moon Phase
    Waxing crescent (21% full)
    Civil Set
    22:00
    Day Length
    13:25:19
    Day High
    34.8° C @ 16:42 Tdy.
    Day Low
    14.5° C @ 06:08 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.7 kPa @ 07:43 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.33 kPa @ 18:14 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    14.5° C @ 06:08 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    34.8° C @ 16:42 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 15.7km/h @ 13:45 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    967W/m2 @ 13:56 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    7.9 @ 13:24 Tdy.

Environment Canada has just issued a wind warning for the East Coast – Northern Sections of Vancouver Island. Here is the text:

Issued at 2017-09-16 18:28 UTC by Environment Canada:
Wind warning continued for:
East Vancouver Island – Nanoose Bay to Fanny Bay, B.C. (081320)
East Vancouver Island – Courtenay to Campbell River, B.C. (081330)
Current details:
Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

The first significant fall storm will sweep across the south coast Sunday, producing strong southeast winds near the Strait of Georgia.

Communities near Powell River on the Sunshine Coast, and north of Qualicum on East Vancouver Island, will see the strongest winds. Southeast winds will rise to near 70 km/h Sunday morning over exposed coastal sites. With leaves still on the trees, impacts from this storm are likely to be greater than they would be later in the season.

Winds will ease late Sunday afternoon as the front moves through.

High winds may toss loose objects or cause tree branches to break.

Avoid wooded areas to prevent injury from falling trees or branches. Campers should move to sturdy shelters.

We should not see winds that strong in the Alberni Valley, but it is possible, especially in places closer to the Beauforts.

Expect the strongest gusts to come between about 10AM and 12PM.

It is also going to rain of course.

Are you ready for fall!?