West Coast Vancouver Island South


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 24 February 2018

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots tonight and Sunday.

A few showers.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 February 2018
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon then increasing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind west 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PST 24 February 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 24 February 2018 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing cold front located over the
Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday building ridge located west of the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PST 24 February 2018 A cold front located over the Vancouver Island will reach the
Lower Mainland Sunday morning. In the wake of the front, gale to
storm force westerly winds over the northern and central waters will
spread to the southern waters on Sunday. The gale to storm force
northwesterly winds will persist over most waters through late

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