West Coast Vancouver Island South


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northeast 5 to 15 knots backing to northwest 5 to 15 early this evening except northwest 15 to 25 offshore. Wind becoming light near noon Tuesday then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Tuesday evening.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 January 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 23 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located off the Central Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:26 PM PST 23 January 2017 A building ridge of high pressure off the Central Coast will settle
over Vancouver Island on Tuesday, bringing mostly light to moderate
winds over the coast except for local strong northwesterlies off the
west coast of Vancouver Island tonight.

A frontal system will be approaching the northern offshore waters
tonight and Tuesday, leading to strong to gale force southeasterlies
developing over the far north.

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