West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 17 May 2021
Tonight and Tuesday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 early this evening except south 30 over southern sections. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 near midnight then diminishing to west 10 to 20 early Tuesday morning.
Showers. Risk of thunderstorms overnight and Tuesday.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 4:00 PM PDT 17 May 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 PM PDT 17 May 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing frontal system located near
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located over Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located over the Lower
At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located off the offshore
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:39 PM PDT 17 May 2021 A trough of low pressure crossing Vancouver Island tonight will give
gale force westerly winds to southern sections of West Vancouver
Island and Juan de Fuca Strait overnight. The crossing trough will
also bring a risk of thunderstorms to these regions. The gale force
winds will ease early Tuesday morning.
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