West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 June 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except northwest 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind increasing to northwest 30 to 40 this evening except southeast 10 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino tonight and Tuesday morning and variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Fog patches over southeastern sections this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 June 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 June 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 06:19 AM PDT 26 June 2017

'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 26 June 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located over BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located over eastern
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PDT 26 June 2017 A trough of low pressure over the BC Interior will move eastward
today while a ridge of high pressure builds over the offshore waters.

Gale force northwest winds off Central Vancouver Island will
Prevail through Tuesday. Gale force westerlies over Juan de Fuca
strait and Johnstone Strait will ease this morning and redevelop
This afternoon. Elsewhere, northwest winds will increase today as
The ridge builds.

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