Wednesday, November 15, 2006

From Environment Canada for tonight:

Synopsis:
A low will remain in the northern gulf of Alaska. A second Low well offshore this evening will deepen to 978 millibars and track to northern Vancouver Island Wednesday morning and into the bc interior Wednesday afternoon. The associated front will move to central Vancouver Island Wednesday afternoon and onto the south Coast Wednesday evening.
Over northern waters strong to gale force west to southwest Winds will continue.
Over southern waters strong to gale force southeasterlies will Rise to storm force tonight with hurricane force winds around the northern tip of Vancouver Island. Winds will shift to strong to gale force northwest in the wake of the low and front Wednesday.


HURRICANE force winds off the north tip of Vancouver Island and seas running 4-6 meters. The biggest storm of the year is slamming the coast right now.