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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 16 January 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots becoming southeast 35 to 45 near midnight then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Tuesday.

Rain at times heavy.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 January 2017
Today Tonight and Tuesday Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 5 to 7 early this evening then subsiding to 4 to 6 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 16 January 2017
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots becoming south 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 20.
Friday Wind east 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late in the day.

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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PST 16 January 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PST 16 January 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 984 mb located 360 miles southwest
of Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Tuesday weakening low 976 mb located 90 miles
west of Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM PST 16 January 2017 An area of low pressure will cross the northern part of Explorer
early Tuesday morning and will track northward off the west coast of
Haida Gwaii during the day on Tuesday to lie about 90 miles west of
Langara Island by late Tuesday evening.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds currently over the southern
and central waters will spread northward into Hecate Strait
Overnight and Tuesday morning as the low moves northward.
Meanwhile, winds are expected to remain generally below gale force
north and west of the low's track over the central and northern
offshore waters and off the west coast of Haida Gwaii.

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