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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 June 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeasterly 25 to 30 knots except southeast 30 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 near noon then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 early this evening except southwest 15 to 20 over southern sections this evening. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 early Wednesday morning except light near Vancouver Island.

Showers ending Wednesday afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms today. Fog patches dissipating early this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 June 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this morning then subsiding to 1 to 2 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 June 2022
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 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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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 June 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 June 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west
of Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1010 mb located over southeastern
Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday dissipating low located over Vancouver
Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PDT 28 June 2022 A ridge of high pressure remains offshore, while a low pressure
system over Southeastern Explorer will slowly track towards Vancouver
Island today and will weaken.

Strong to gale force southeasterly winds off the west coast of
Vancouver Island will ease near noon today.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over Bowie and west coast
Haida Gwaii will also ease near noon today.

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