West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 June 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 late this evening except northwest 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon except northwest 35 northwest of Estevan Point.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 June 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 June 2017
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 June 2017

'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 4:00 PM PDT 26 June 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PDT 26 June 2017 A ridge of high pressure has built over the offshore waters. Gale
force northwest winds off Central Vancouver Island will prevail
through Tuesday. Gale force westerlies over Juan de Fuca Strait and
Johnstone Strait will ease overnight. Elsewhere, strong northwest
winds will persist through Tuesday.

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