West Coast Vancouver Island South

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 30 near noon then diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Monday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 5 early this afternoon and to 4 late this evening. Seas subsiding to 3 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 January 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind west 15 to 25 knots.

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West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 January 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.
By 1:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 990 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today low 990 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching low located southwest of
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:27 AM PST 21 January 2018 A frontal system over Southern Vancouver Island will move inland near
noon today. Southeasterly gale to storm force winds over the inner
South Coast will ease to strong southerlies near noon.

A low pressure system over Northern Bowie will drift northward and
reach the Gulf of Alaska this afternoon. Strong to marginal gale
force westerlies will prevail over most northern and central waters
through Monday.

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