West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 November 2017

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots backing to southeast 35 to 45 Wednesday morning then diminishing to south 20 to 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 November 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 Wednesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 November 2017
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Friday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind south 25 to 35 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 4:00 PM PST 21 November 2017

'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 PST 21 November 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie to Queen
Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday dissipating frontal system located from
Haida Gwaii to BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located southwest of Explorer.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM PST 21 November 2017 A frontal system extending from Southern Bowie to Queen Charlotte
Sound will move northwest into Haida Gwaii tonight before
dissipating. A second front will move up from southwest of Explorer
to lie over Haida Gwaii Wednesday morning. Storm force winds will
ease by this evening. Widespread southerly gale force winds will
continue through Wednesday.

A ridge of high pressure anchored over BC Interior combined with
incoming frontal systems will continue to produce easterly gale force
winds through the mainland inlets.

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