West Coast Vancouver Island South


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 April 2015

Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late this evening and to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early Sunday morning then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 Sunday afternoon.

Periods of rain beginning early Sunday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 April 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 April 2015
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 April 2015

'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 25 April 2015 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight intensifying cold front located over Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

At 1:00 p.m. PDT Sunday cold front located over Prince Rupert.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening cold front located near Cape

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:32 PM PDT 25 April 2015 A low will pass west of offshore waters tonight and will deepen
To 977 MB as it moves into the Northern Gulf of Alaska. A leading
cold front will reach Haida Gwaii Sunday morning and pass onshore
near Prince Rupert early in the afternoon. The southern extent of
The front will cross Cape Scott in the early evening.

Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southeasterly winds will
spread from offshore waters to BC coastal waters then will shift to
strong southwesterlies behind the front on Sunday.

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