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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 12 July 2024

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Barkley Sound tonight and Saturday morning and northwest 10 to 20 near the coast south of Barkley Sound Saturday afternoon and evening.

Fog patches forming after midnight and dissipating near noon Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 July 2024
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 12 July 2024
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 11:06 PM PDT 12 July 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 PDT 12 July 2024 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located from
Explorer to the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:30 AM PDT 13 July 2024 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, strong to gale force
northwesterlies will continue today and tonight over west coast
Vancouver Island.

Northwest gales through Johnstone Strait will redevelop this
afternoon and then ease overnight.

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