West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 July 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots except light near the coast south of Tofino. Wind diminishing to variable 10 late overnight then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 Sunday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 July 2015
Today Tonight and Sunday Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 July 2015
Monday Wind variable 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 25 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to northwest 25 to 35 knots late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 04 July 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 4 July 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located west of Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday trough located off Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 4 July 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters will continue to
give strong to gale force northwesterly winds west of Vancouver
Island, over Southern Explorer, and through Johnstone Strait for one
more day.

Gale force winds will develop over the central waters and areas
adjacent to Southern Haida Gwaii this afternoon as the ridge
strengthens.

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