West Coast Vancouver Island North


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 March 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind southwest 15 knots except southwest 25 near the headlands near noon. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 15 early this evening then becoming variable 5 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Wednesday morning.

Rain ending this afternoon. Rain beginning near midnight. Mist dissipating late this morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in mist.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming south 20 to 30 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 40 to 50 knots.
Saturday Wind westerly 20 knots.

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Gale warning ended

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 March 2017

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 March 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 28 March 2017 A nearly stationary front over Vancouver Island is producing strong
to gale force southeast winds over the southern waters and the
Central Coast. Winds will drop below gale force this afternoon but
remain strong this evening.

A low will approach the southern waters Wednesday morning and move
across Vancouver Island Wednesday afternoon. Marginal southeast gales
will develop along the western coast of Vancouver Island early on
Wednesday. Southeast gales will redevelop over Northern Strait of
Georgia as well early on Wednesday.

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