Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 35 to 45 near noon Sunday and to northwest 25 to 35 Sunday evening.



Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 4 to 6 metres building to 6 to 8 early this evening and to 8 to 11 after midnight. Seas subsiding to 6 to 8 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2018
Monday Wind northwest 25 knots increasing to west 35 in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northwest 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots increasing to north 40 to 50.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect


Issued 4:00 PM PST 24 February 2018

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 24 February 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PST 24 February 2018 A cold front located over the Queen Charlotte Sound will reach the
South Coast overnight. In the wake of the front, gale to storm force
westerly winds over the northern waters will spread southward to the
central waters tonight then to the southern waters on Sunday.
The gale to storm force northwesterly winds will persist over most
waters through late Sunday.

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