West Coast Vancouver Island North


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 October 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early this morning then backing to southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this evening then becoming southwest 20 to 30 Friday morning. Wind diminishing to south 10 to 20 Friday afternoon.

Showers ending Friday afternoon.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 October 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon then building to 5 Friday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 October 2016
Saturday Wind northeast 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 October 2016

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 27 October 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening low 994 mb located over Cape Scott.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating low 1000 mb located over the
Central Coast.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough located off the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PDT 27 October 2016 A 994 MB low near Cape Scott will dissipate this morning as it
departs northeastward. Gale force cyclonic winds will occur early
this morning near the low. A trough of low pressure will move into
the offshore waters tonight. Winds will rise to strong to gale force
southeast off Vancouver Island tonight ahead of the trough.

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