West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 August 2022
Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 25 to 30 northwest of Estevan Point late this afternoon and this evening and northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point late this evening and overnight. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 early Thursday morning except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 Thursday evening except light near the coast south of Tofino.
Fog patches forming late this evening and dissipating Thursday morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 4:00 PM PDT 17 August 2022
'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.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 17 August 2022 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located on a
line north-south over Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over the South Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located from the
North Coast to the South Coast.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:46 PM PDT 17 August 2022 A trough developing along the South Coast today will remain in place
through Thursday. Strong to gale force northwest winds will develop
off the northwest coast of Vancouver Island later this evening and
continue into Thursday.
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- Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island
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- Explorer - southeastern half
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- Hecate Strait - southern half
- Howe Sound
- Johnstone Strait
- Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait
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