West Coast Vancouver Island South

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 August 2018

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 late overnight except northwest 25 to 30 northwest of Estevan Point Wednesday morning and afternoon and northwest 30 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point Wednesday late in the day.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 August 2018
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 August 2018
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 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 21 August 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 21 August 2018 A ridge of high pressure will remain anchored over the offshore
waters tonight and Wednesday. Strong to gale force northwesterly
winds will develop over the west coast of Vancouver Island late
Wednesday afternoon.

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