West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 30 south of the Brooks Peninsula today and tonight and northwest 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula Sunday afternoon and evening.

Chance of drizzle early this morning. Fog banks dissipating near noon. Fog banks forming near midnight and dissipating near noon Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2015
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Powell River Airport Sechelt Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Int'l Airport West Vancouver Port Alberni Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Squamish Airport
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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2015

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 23 May 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
the Mainland Coast.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday trough located on a line north-south over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM PDT 23 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters combined with a
trough over BC will continue to give strong to gale force northwest
winds to most regions over the next few days.

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