West Coast Vancouver Island South

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 this afternoon then diminishing to southwest 20 to 25 late this evening. Wind diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 Monday morning.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 2015
Tuesday Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 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 4:00 AM PDT 30 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 6:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south over
Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 30 August 2015 A trough of low pressure will move towards the BC coast today
reaching Cape Scott late in the afternoon.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies to 45 knots are expected
Ahead of the trough over most BC coastal waters.
Strong to gale force westerlies to 35 knots over offshore
Waters will follow the trough before easing tonight.

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