West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 July 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late this morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late this evening except northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point Sunday.
Periods of rain ending early this afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 04:00 AM PDT 22 July 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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 22 July 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located from Explorer to
Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 AM PDT 22 July 2017 A north-south frontal system over Cape Scott this morning will move
over the mainland coast later this morning. Southeast gales ahead of
the front will shift to moderate to strong southwest in the wake of
A ridge of high pressure will build over Queen Charlotte Sound
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