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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 October 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 20 knots except south 30 to 40 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 after midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to west 10 to 15 early Tuesday afternoon then backing to south 20 early Tuesday evening. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late Tuesday evening.

Rain at times heavy ending late overnight. Rain beginning early Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 October 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Thursday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30.
Friday Wind west 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 20 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 16 October 2017

'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 9:30 PM PDT 16 October 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:14 PM PDT 16 October 2017 A cold front over Northern Vancouver Island will move across the
South Coast tonight and early Tuesday morning. Strong to gale force
southerly winds over the southern waters will shift to strong to
Gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the front.

Another frontal system will approach the northern and central waters
late Tuesday. Winds will rise quickly to gale to storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the system Tuesday night.

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