Language selection

My Weather Profile Weather Topics  | 

Explorer - southeastern half


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 March 2023

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 near noon Friday.

Scattered showers.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 March 2023
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 to 7 metres subsiding to 3 to 5 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 March 2023
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15.
Monday Wind north 10 knots.

Stay connected


Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 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 Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
buoy Buoy
land station Land Station
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 March 2023 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located over Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday trough located over BC interior.

By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:15 PM PDT 23 March 2023 A trough over Vancouver Island will track into the BC Interior
tonight. Widespread strong to gale force northwesterlies have
developed across most outer waters. Westerly gales through Juan de
Fuca Strait will ease overnight.

A large ridge over the Pacific will continue to maintain strong to
gale force northwesterly winds Friday and Saturday across most BC

Pacific - South Coast Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: