Language selection

My Weather Profile Weather Topics  | 

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 this morning then becoming northwest 25 to 35 near noon except southeast 25 to 35 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait. Wind becoming westerly 25 late this afternoon then diminishing to westerly 15 Saturday afternoon.

Scattered showers changing to rain early this morning then to showers this afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms Saturday morning and afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 2023
Sunday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Pacific - Georgia Basin marine weather areas Sentry Shoal - 46131 Halibut Bank - 46146 La Perouse Bank - 46206 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay - 46304 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Legend:
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 2023

'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 31 March 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:32 AM PDT 31 March 2023 A frontal system over Haida Gwaii will track southeastward across
Vancouver Island today. Ahead of the system, strong to gale force
southerlies over northern waters will spread to central and southern
waters including the Strait of Georgia through this morning.

In its wake, winds will shift to strong to gale force northwesterly
through today, and then spread to Juan de Fuca Strait this evening as
the system departs the South Coast.

Pacific - Georgia Basin Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: