West Coast Vancouver Island South


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 October 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to south 25 after midnight and to south 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late Sunday morning and to southeast 25 to 35 early Sunday evening.

Rain changing to a few showers late overnight.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2016
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 5 this evening then subsiding to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 near noon Sunday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2016
Monday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 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 9:30 PM PDT 22 October 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 993 mb located over eastern Explorer.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 993 mb located 30 miles south of Cape
St. James.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low 998 mb located 100 miles west of

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 22 October 2016 A low over Eastern Explorer this evening will track northward
reaching Langara Island Sunday afternoon.
Winds will rise to gale to storm force east to southeast to
50 knots near the low.

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