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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 June 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots except southeast 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 early Wednesday morning except southeast 10 to 20 near the coast south of Estevan Point. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 35 Wednesday afternoon except northwest 10 to 20 near the coast south of Tofino.

Fog patches dissipating Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 June 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 June 2021
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 30 to 35 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15.

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Map of Pacific - Georgia Basin marine weather areas Sentry Shoal - 46131 Halibut Bank - 46146 La Perouse Bank - 46206 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 Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 June 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located from Haida Gwaii to
Explorer.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located
off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 PM PDT 22 June 2021 A ridge of high pressure over the offshore waters will give strong to
gale force northwest winds over the west coast of Vancouver Island
and in Johnstone Strait through Wednesday.

Strong to gale force westerly winds are expected through Juan de
Fuca Strait this evening. Strong westerlies are expected on
Wednesday.

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