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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 April 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near noon then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening. Wind diminishing to south 20 late this evening then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Monday evening.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2015
Today Tonight and Monday Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 3 to 4 early this morning then subsiding to 2 near midnight. Seas building to 3 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 26 April 2015
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming west 15 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 15 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 26 April 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 26 April 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary low 980 mb located over
the northern Gulf of Alaska.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located over Hecate Strait.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening cold front located near Cape Scott.

At 10:00 p.m. PDT Monday deepening low located over the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PDT 26 April 2015 A 980 MB low in the Northern Gulf of Alaska will weaken slowly today
and Monday. A cold front over Hecate Strait late this morning will
reach the North Coast mainland this afternoon and Cape Scott
In the early evening.

Gale to storm force southeasterlies shift to strong
Southwesterlies behind the front.

A second low will develop offshore on Monday. Gale force
southeasterlies ahead of the low may reach storm force Monday
Night as the low approaches North Coast waters.

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