West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 May 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point.

Fog banks dissipating near noon. Fog banks forming late overnight and dissipating near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 near Estevan Point.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 May 2015
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 May 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 25 May 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located on a line
north-south over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters combined with a
trough over the British Columbia Interior will continue to give
strong northwest winds to most regions over the next few days.
Winds will rise to gale force regularly off the west coast of
Vancouver Island.

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