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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 June 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 this evening except southeast 30 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 near noon Tuesday then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Tuesday evening except southwest 15 to 20 over southern sections.

Periods of drizzle beginning this evening changing to showers Tuesday morning with a risk of thunderstorms. Fog patches dissipating Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 June 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 June 2022
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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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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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 June 2022

'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 27 June 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1008 mb located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday high 1006 mb located over central Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 27 June 2022 A low pressure system over Southern Explorer will slowly track
towards Central Explorer tonight. Consequently, moderate to strong
southeast winds off west coast Vancouver Island will increase to
strong to gale force this evening. Winds will diminish on Tuesday as
the low weakens.

Westerly strong to gale force winds will also impact central and
eastern sections of the Juan de Fuca Strait this evening. Winds will
diminish near or just after midnight.

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