965  
FPCN10 CYQQ 192114  
MARINE FORECAST FOR ESQUIMALT HARBOUR AND VICINITY ISSUED BY MSC  
METOC ESQUIMALT AT 1430 PDT THURSDAY 19 JULY 2018.  
THE NEXT SCHEDULED FORECAST WILL BE ISSUED AT 0700 PDT FRIDAY 20 JULY  
2018.  
 
ESQUIMALT HARBOUR AND APPROACHES.  
 
FORECAST VALID FOR THE NEXT 24 HOURS WITH AN OUTLOOK FOR THE  
FOLLOWING 24 HOURS.  
 
THE APPROACHES TO ESQUIMALT ARE DEFINED AS THE TRIANGULAR AREA  
BOUNDED BY RACE ROCKS, TRIAL ISLAND AND ESQUIMALT HARBOUR.  
 
IN THE HARBOUR...  
WIND WARNING IN EFFECT.  
WIND SOUTH 10 TO 15 KNOTS INCREASING TO SOUTHWEST 15 TO 25 THIS  
AFTERNOON WITH OCCASIONAL GUSTS TO 30 KNOTS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND  
THIS EVENING. WIND EASING TO SOUTHWEST 5 TO 10 OVERNIGHT. WIND  
BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 FRIDAY AFTERNOON.  
OUTLOOK... MODERATE SOUTHWEST BECOMING LIGHT VARIABLE.  
 
IN THE APPROACHES...  
GALE WARNING IN EFFECT.  
WIND SOUTHWEST 5 TO 15 KNOTS EXCEPT WEST 15 TO 25 NEAR RACE ROCKS.  
WIND INCREASING TO WEST 20 TO 30 EXCEPT WEST 30 TO GALES 40 NEAR  
RACE ROCKS LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND THIS EVENING. WIND EASING  
OVERNIGHT TO WEST 5 T0 15. WIND BECOMING SOUTHWEST 10 TO 20 FRIDAY  
AFTERNOON.  
OUTLOOK... MODERATE TO STRONG WEST BECOMING LIGHT TO MODERATE WEST.  
 
WEATHER... MAINLY SUNNY. INCREASING CLOUDINESS OVERNIGHT. CLEARING  
FRIDAY MORNING.  
 
END/DMW  
 
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