West Coast Vancouver Island South
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 September 2023
Tonight and Sunday.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 this evening except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 late overnight except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Sunday morning then becoming southwest 10 to 15 Sunday evening except light near the coast south of Tofino.
Showers Sunday evening. Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating Sunday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in fog patches and as low as 1 mile in showers.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
Warnings (In effect)
West Coast Vancouver Island SouthIssued 4:00 PM PDT 30 September 2023
'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 30 September 2023 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Cape St. James.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Cape Scott.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located over Hecate Strait.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:32 PM PDT 30 September 2023 A ridge of high pressure continues to build towards the central
waters. Northwesterly gales will continue over parts of west coast
Vancouver Island, Southern Explorer and through Johnstone Strait this
A frontal system will slide eastward across Bowie this evening.
Ahead of the system, southerly gales are expected over the northern
waters tonight and Sunday. These gales will then reach central waters
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