West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 June 2021
Today Tonight and Friday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except northwest 10 to 20 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 late this afternoon except northwest 10 to 20 near the coast south of Tofino this evening and variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino overnight and Friday morning. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 Friday morning except northwest 10 to 20 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Friday afternoon.
Fog patches dissipating this afternoon.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 04:00 AM PDT 24 June 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 SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 24 June 2021 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located over Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located off Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Friday weakening frontal system located off Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 AM PDT 24 June 2021 A ridge of high pressure running through Queen Charlotte Sound will
continue to generate strong to gale force northwest winds off the
west coast of Vancouver Island and in Johnstone Strait into Friday
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