West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 15 October 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots except south 25 to 35 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 late overnight except south 25 to 30 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Saturday morning then becoming northwest 10 to 20 Saturday evening except south 20 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait.
Rain. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.
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Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 10:30 AM PDT 15 October 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 10:30 AM PDT 15 October 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 6:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:12 AM PDT 15 October 2021 A stalled frontal wave over Central Vancouver Island will continue to
give periodic south to southeast gales from Barkley Sound to the west
entrance of Juan de Fuca today and tonight.
Southeast gales will also continue today and tonight over the Strait
of Georgia north of Nanaimo.
The threat of gale force winds will end Saturday morning as the
frontal wave weakens.
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