West Coast Vancouver Island South


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 June 2017

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino tonight and Sunday morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 25 Sunday evening except northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 June 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 June 2017
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 June 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over Haida
Gwaii to Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday departing trough located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching high located over the offshore

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 24 June 2017 On Sunday afternoon, a high pressure centre offshore will start to
move towards the coast. Northwest winds will begin increasing as the
high approaches. Northwest gales are forecast to develop Sunday
evening through Johnstone Strait and off West Vancouver Island.

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