West Coast Vancouver Island South


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 August 2015

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots late this evening and to southeast 20 to 25 early Friday morning. Wind diminishing to south 10 to 15 near noon Friday then backing to southeast 15 Friday afternoon except southeast 25 northwest of Estevan Point.

Showers beginning near midnight. Fog banks dissipating early this afternoon.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2015
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2015
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 August 2015 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1009 mb located southwest of Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over the Gulf
of Alaska.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Friday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PDT 27 August 2015 A frontal system over the Gulf of Alaska this afternoon will move
southeastward tonight and reach Haida Gwaii on Friday morning.

Winds will rise to strong to gale force southerly over northern and
central waters and near the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island
North on Friday.

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