Language selection

My Weather Profile Weather Topics  | 

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 October 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots except southeast 40 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 30 to 40 early this evening except southeast 45 northwest of Estevan Point this evening. Wind diminishing to south 15 to 25 early Wednesday morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain tonight and Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early this morning and to 5 to 7 this evening. Seas subsiding to 4 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 19 October 2021
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 in the morning then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Friday Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

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
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 19 October 2021

'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 19 October 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing frontal system located on a
line northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.

At 6:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday intensifying frontal system located
southwest of Explorer.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located over Cape Scott
extending southward.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 19 October 2021 A strong frontal system will remain stalled over the offshore waters
through this evening before moving northeastwards towards the
mainland coast. Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of this
system will spread towards the north and central mainland coasts
tonight and persist through to Wednesday morning.

Another, more powerful system, will approach the region later
Wednesday. Storm force southerlies are expected for the majority
Of outer coastal waters beginning Wednesday night.

Pacific - South Coast Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: