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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 29 November 2022

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northerly 35 knots veering to northeast 40 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 November 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres building to 4 to 6 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 November 2022
Thursday Wind northerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northeast 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northeast 25 to 35 knots becoming north 25 late in the day.

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Gale warning in effect

Explorer - northwestern half

Issued 9:30 PM PST 29 November 2022

'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 9:30 PM PST 29 November 2022 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary low 988 mb located over
northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 29 November 2022 A ridge of high pressure over the British Columbia Interior will
continue to give gale to storm force outflow winds through the
mainland inlets tonight through Wednesday. Over northern coastal
waters, a risk of freezing spray will exist tonight through Wednesday
as Arctic air pushes out from the mainland inlets.

An intensifying low pressure system will remain over North Vancouver
Island tonight and gradually weaken on Wednesday. Ahead of the low,
gale to storm force easterlies over central waters and the South
Coast will shift to gale to storm force northerlies in its wake and
persist through Wednesday.

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