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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 16 October 2017

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots veering to northwest 30 to 40 early Tuesday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 near noon Tuesday. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late Tuesday afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Tuesday evening except southeast 30 northwest of Estevan Point.

Rain at times heavy ending late overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 16 October 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 late Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

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

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

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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