West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 August 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 near midnight except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Estevan Point. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Thursday evening except northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point.

Chance of drizzle overnight and Thursday morning. Fog patches.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 August 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 August 2018
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 15 August 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 4:00 PM PDT 15 August 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday approaching low 1018 mb located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 15 August 2018 A ridge of high along a northeast to southwest line lies over Bowie.
Moderate to strong northwesterlies will prevail over most BC waters
with marginal gales expected off the northwestern coast of Vancouver
Island and through Johnstone Strait.

On Thursday, the ridge will weaken as it shifts eastward towards
Haida Gwaii and a weak low pressure system reaches northwestern
Bowie on Friday evening.

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