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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 June 2019

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except northwest 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 early Friday morning except northwest 30 south of the Brooks Peninsula.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 June 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 June 2019
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 in the morning then becoming northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots backing to westerly 10 to 20.
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots backing to southerly 5 to 15.

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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 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
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 20 June 2019

'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 PM PDT 20 June 2019 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over BC interior.
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight weakening trough located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located near the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday quasi-stationary ridge located over Queen
Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 PM PDT 20 June 2019 A ridge of high pressure is building west of the offshore waters
while a trough remains over the B.C. Interior.

Strong to gale force westerlies will develop through Juan de Fuca and
Johnstone Strait this evening. Gales off the west coast of
Vancouver Island will persist tonight and weaken Friday morning.
However, gales return to the west coast of Vancouver Island Friday
evening.

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