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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 June 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except southeast 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 early this morning except southeast 10 to 20 near the coast south of Estevan Point. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late this afternoon except northwest 10 to 20 near the coast south of Tofino this evening and variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino overnight and Thursday morning.

Fog patches dissipating late this morning. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating Thursday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 June 2021
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 June 2021
Friday Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 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 South

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 June 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 4:00 AM PDT 23 June 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PDT 23 June 2021 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters will give strong to
gale force northwest winds over the west coast of Vancouver Island
and in Johnstone Strait through Thursday.

Strong to gale force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will
ease to moderate to strong this morning.

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