West Coast Vancouver Island South


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 20 November 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight and to southeast 35 to 45 early Tuesday morning except southeast 50 northwest of Estevan Point Tuesday morning and afternoon. Wind becoming southerly 25 to 35 late Tuesday afternoon.

Rain beginning early Tuesday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 November 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 this evening then building to 3 to 5 late Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 20 November 2017
Wednesday Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 20 to 30.
Friday Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PST 20 November 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 9:30 PM PST 20 November 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located southwest of
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line east-west
over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PST 20 November 2017 A frontal system currently west of Haida Gwaii will weaken as it
moves over Haida Gwaii tonight. A second frontal system approaching
Explorer from the southwest will move to lie over Southern Bowie by
Tuesday afternoon.

Gale force southerly winds over northern waters ahead of the first
frontal system will ease through Tuesday morning.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will spread to southern
offshore waters Tuesday morning and will spread to central and
northern waters Tuesday afternoon. Winds will ease behind the
Frontal system Tuesday night.

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