Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 May 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to southwest 5 to 15 knots this afternoon then backing to south 15 to 20 early Thursday morning. Wind increasing to south 20 to 30 near noon Thursday.

Chance of showers changing to rain early Thursday morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late this morning then building to 2 to 3 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2018
Friday Wind south 20 to 30 knots veering to west 15 to 25 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 May 2018 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Explorer.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT Thursday approaching trough located over western

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:12 AM PDT 23 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure will gradually build over the offshore
waters today. Strong northwesterly winds will develop along West
Vancouver Island this afternoon.

Over the inner coastal waters, strong to gale force inflow winds are
expected to develop through Juan de Fuca Strait late this afternoon
and persist through early Thursday morning. Marginal northwesterly
gales are expected through Johnstone Strait tonight.

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