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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 June 2021

Today Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except northwest 10 to 20 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 late this afternoon except northwest 10 to 20 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 early Friday morning except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 near noon Friday then becoming northwest 15 to 25 Friday evening.

Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 June 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 June 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 in the morning then becoming northwest 5 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20.

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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
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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 June 2021

'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 10:30 AM PDT 24 June 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located over Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Friday weakening frontal system located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 24 June 2021 A ridge of high pressure running through Haida Gwaii will continue to
generate strong to gale force northwest winds off the west coast of
Vancouver Island and in Johnstone Strait into Friday morning.

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