West Coast Vancouver Island South


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 April 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots except east 15 to 20 over southern sections. Wind becoming northerly 5 to 15 early this evening then veering to easterly 5 to 15 late overnight except easterly 20 over southern sections. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Thursday afternoon.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 April 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 April 2018
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind variable 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 April 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

By 7:00 p.m. PDT tonight deepening trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:20 PM PDT 25 April 2018 A trough stretching from the North Coast to Vancouver Island has
weakened today but will reform tonight. A ridge of high pressure
Over the BC Interior in combination with the trough over Vancouver
Island will produce marginal gale force outflow winds through Howe
Sound tonight.

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