West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 August 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except variable 10 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 early this afternoon then becoming northwest 20 to 30 near midnight except variable 10 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 near noon Sunday.

Fog banks near the coast late this morning. Fog banks near the coast tonight and Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 August 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 August 2015
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 01 August 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 1 August 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:13 AM PDT 1 August 2015 A ridge of high pressure over offshore waters will give strong
To gale force northwesterlies off Vancouver Island and through
Johnstone Strait this weekend. Strong to gale force westerlies
Are also expected through Juan de Fuca Strait in the evening.

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