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West Coast Vancouver Island North

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 24 February 2024

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 30 to 40 late overnight. Wind northwest 30 to 40 Sunday.

Rain changing to showers Sunday morning. Risk of thunderstorms Sunday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 late overnight and to 5 to 7 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2024
Monday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind light increasing to southeast 30 to 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay – 46304 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 9:30 PM PST 24 February 2024

'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 9:30 PM PST 24 February 2024 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Hecate Strait.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Sunday trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM PST 24 February 2024 A trough will develop over Hecate Strait tonight. This trough
Will move into southern waters by Sunday. Northwesterly gales will
spread into northern waters this afternoon, into central waters
tonight and then into southern waters on Sunday. A brief period of
storm force northwesterly winds are very likely over Dixon Entrance
and Bowie on Sunday morning.

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