West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 February 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots except west 15 to 25 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming west 15 to 25 near noon except southwest 35 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait early this afternoon. Wind becoming southwesterly 15 to 20 this evening then backing to southeast 10 to 20 Thursday morning.
Rain changing to showers this afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms Thursday morning and afternoon.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 10:30 AM PST 28 February 2024
'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 SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 28 February 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located over Vancouver Island
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing cold front located over the
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located over the offshore waters.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:20 AM PST 28 February 2024 A cold front will track southwards across Southern Vancouver Island
this afternoon and across the Southern Strait of Georgia this
Ahead of the front, southwest gales over west coast Vancouver Island
will shift to moderate to strong westerlies in its wake today.
For the inner South Coast waters, strong southerlies will weaken with
the passage of the front this evening.
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- Atlantic - Maritimes
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- Great Lakes - Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
- Great Lakes - Lake Huron
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