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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 July 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late this morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late this evening except northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point Sunday.

Periods of rain ending early this afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 July 2017
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 northwest of Estevan Point early this morning. Seas building to 2 to 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 July 2017
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 July 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 4:00 AM PDT 22 July 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over Cape Scott.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located from Explorer to
Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PDT 22 July 2017 A north-south frontal system over Cape Scott this morning will move
over the mainland coast later this morning. Southeast gales ahead of
the front will shift to moderate to strong southwest in the wake of
the front.

A ridge of high pressure will build over Queen Charlotte Sound
Saturday night.

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