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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 May 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots except northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming westerly 10 to 20 this afternoon except northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 after midnight except light near the coast. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon except northwest 25 northwest of Estevan Point.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 May 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 northwest of Estevan Point this morning. Seas subsiding to 1 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 May 2015
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 10 knots becoming northwest 5 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind south 5 to 15 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 29 May 2015

'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 10:30 AM PDT 29 May 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located off Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PDT 29 May 2015 A ridge of high pressure just west of offshore waters, combined
With a trough of low pressure over the BC Interior, will continue to
bring moderate to strong northwest winds to most regions over the
next few days. Winds will reach gale force at times off the Brooks
Peninsula on the west coast of Vancouver Island.

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