West Coast Vancouver Island South

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 early Saturday morning then becoming light late Saturday morning except east 15 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait Saturday late in the day.

Showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 near noon Saturday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2019
Sunday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Monday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind east 30 knots.

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West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 4:00 PM PST 22 February 2019
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 22 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1004 mb located over Prince Rupert.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday weakening low 1011 mb located southwest
of Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PST 22 February 2019 An extensive area of low pressure, centred near Prince Rupert, will
weaken tonight and drift southwards towards Cape Scott on Saturday.
Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over northern outer-coastal
waters will ease somewhat this evening.

Strong to gale force inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will
ease later this evening.

A ridge of high pressure will build over the Northern BC Interior
overnight. Strong to gale force outflow winds will develop through
the mainland inlets of the North Coast overnight and spread to the
South Coast on Saturday night.

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