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West Coast Vancouver Island North


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 March 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 this evening except northwest 15 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming southwest 15 to 25 late overnight then increasing to southerly 25 to 35 late Tuesday morning.



Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 01 March 2021
Wednesday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots backing to southeast 35 to 45 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming west 20.

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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 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
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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PST 01 March 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 1 March 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PST 1 March 2021 An approaching cold front will track across Haida Gwaii tonight then
slide south along the mainland coast to lie over North Vancouver
Island Tuesday afternoon. Ahead of the front, southerly gales have
developed over Bowie this afternoon and will spread to northern and
central waters tonight. In its wake, winds will shift to strong to
gale force westerlies.

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