Tue. Jul 23rd, 2019

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

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

    Forecast Issued 11:00 AM PDT Tuesday 23 July 2019 - Tuesday: A mix of sun and cloud. Becoming windy late this afternoon. High 25. Humidex 26. UV index 7 or high. Tuesday night: Partly cloudy. 30 percent chance of showers this evening. Windy this evening and after midnight. Low 11. Wednesday: Clearing near noon. High 24. UV index 8 or very high. Wednesday night: Clear. Low 10. Thursday: Sunny. High 29. Thursday night: Clear. Low 13. Friday: Cloudy. High 25. Friday night: Showers. Low 15. Saturday: Cloudy with 60 percent chance of showers. High 25. Saturday night: Clear. Low 13. Sunday: Sunny. High 24. Sunday night: Clear. Low 13. Monday: Sunny. High 24.

  • Current Conditions
    Temperature
    22.1° C
    -1.0 ° C/hr
    Barometer
    101.68 kPa
    0.0
    Wind
    S 21 km/h
    gusting 35 km/h
    Humidity
    55 %
    Rain Rate
    0.0 mm/hr
    Wind Chill
    22.1° C
    Heat Index
    22.1° C
    Dewpoint
    12.6° C
    UV
    3.1
    Solar
    540 W/m2
    Last Updated: 16:15:00 PST
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  • Today's Almanac
    Rain since Midnight
    0.0 mm
    Continuous Rainfall (< 24hr gap)
    No Qualifying Rainfall mm
    Civil Rise
    04:58
    Moon Phase
    Last quarter (61% full)
    Civil Set
    21:51
    Day Length
    13:25:43
    Day High
    24.2° C @ 13:59 Tdy.
    Day Low
    14.2° C @ 04:27 Tdy.
    Day High Rain Rate
    0.0mm/hr00:00
    Day High Barometer
    101.85 kPa @ 08:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Barometer
    101.65 kPa @ 14:29 Tdy.
    Day Low Windchill
    14.2° C @ 04:27 Tdy.
    Day High Heat Index
    24.2° C @ 13:59 Tdy.
    Day High Wind Gust
    S 23km/h @ 16:10 Tdy.
    Day High Solar Radiation
    1034W/m2 @ 13:27 Tdy.
    Day High UV Index
    6.7 @ 13:46 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!?