West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 15 July 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except northwest 5 to 15 near the coast south of Estevan Point today and northwest 35 northwest of Estevan Point tonight and Monday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 July 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening then subsiding to 1 to 2 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 15 July 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 15 July 2018

'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 15 July 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT today weakening low 1004 mb located over the
northern Gulf of Alaska.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching trough located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 15 July 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain nearly stationary along a
northeast to southwest line across Haida Gwaii. Moderate to strong
northwesterlies will continue to prevail south of the ridge with
local gales expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver Island
and through Johnstone Strait.

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