West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 July 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots except northwest 15 to 25 near the coast south of Estevan Point. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 late overnight except light near the coast south of Estevan Point overnight and Monday and northwest 15 to 25 near the coast south of Estevan Point Monday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 July 2017
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 July 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 July 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 9:30 PM PDT 23 July 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Langara.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday quasi-stationary flat low located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PDT 23 July 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain over the offshore waters
tonight. Ahead of the ridge, northwesterly gales over Johnstone
Strait and west coast Vancouver Island into Southern Explorer will
diminish Monday morning.

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