West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 July 2016
Tonight and Tuesday
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 25 to 30 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 Tuesday afternoon except northwest 30 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point.
Fog patches near the coast south of Tofino late this afternoon tonight and Tuesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 4:00 PM PDT 25 July 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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 25 July 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:55 PM PDT 25 July 2016 A ridge building over the central waters tonight and tomorrow will
bring strong to gale force west to northwest winds across much of the
South Coast marine regions. Marginal gales will continue over Juan de
Fuca Strait tonight, while the gales for west coast Vancouver Island
and Johnstone Strait will develop late Tuesday afternoon.
Pacific - South Coast Area
- Bowie - southern half
- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
- Explorer - northwestern half
- Explorer - southeastern half
- Haro Strait
- Hecate Strait
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
- Arctic - Eastern Arctic
- Arctic - Western Arctic
- Atlantic - Labrador
- Atlantic - Maritimes
- Atlantic - Newfoundland
- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
- Great Lakes - Lake Superior
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