West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 near midnight except northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind variable 5 to 15 except northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres except 1 to 2 near the coast south of Estevan Point.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 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 4:00 AM PDT 16 July 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening low 1006 mb located over the
northern Gulf of Alaska.

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

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 AM PDT 16 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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