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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 December 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 this evening then increasing to southeast 30 to 40 late Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 December 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 December 2019
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PST 08 December 2019

'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 PM PST 8 December 2019 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over northern Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PST 8 December 2019 A developing frontal system is just west of Bowie. Gale force
southerly winds will develop over the offshore waters tonight then
spread to the northern and central coastal waters on Monday.

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