West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 August 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 35 northwest of Estevan Point late this evening and variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino overnight and Wednesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 August 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 August 2016
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 August 2016 Tonight and Wednesday By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:23 PM PDT 23 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary over the
offshore waters through Thursday. Strong to gale force northwesterly
winds will prevail over central and northern waters.

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