West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 09 August 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except southeast 5 to 15 near the coast south of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 20 early this morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Wednesday morning then diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 Wednesday evening.
Showers Wednesday evening. Fog banks near the coast south of Estevan Point this morning.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PDT 9 August 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low 1014 mb located south of Explorer.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday weakening low located over southern
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:49 AM PDT 9 August 2022 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure strong to gale force northerly
winds are expected to continue over southern portions of Hecate
straight. Areas in the vicinity of Haida Gwaii can expect these
strong to gale force winds to develop this evening.
Winds should begin to ease to moderate to strong northerlies later on
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