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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 May 2022

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening except southeast 40 near the headlands overnight and Friday morning. Wind becoming south 20 to 30 early Friday afternoon.

Rain changing to showers near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 May 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late overnight and to 3 to 4 Friday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 26 May 2022
Saturday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots veering to northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 26 May 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 4:00 PM PDT 26 May 2022 Tonight and Friday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located west of Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening low located over western Queen
Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 26 May 2022 A low pressure centre will cross Northern Explorer tonight then
settle over Western Queen Charlotte Sound on Friday morning. The low
will remain anchored over Western Queen Charlotte Sound through
Friday into Friday night while gradually weakening during this time.

Southeast gales along West Coast Vancouver Island North and southwest
marginal gales over Southern Explorer will continue tonight into
Friday morning. The southeast gales will spread over parts of the
central waters including Eastern Queen Charlotte Sound and along
The Central Coast early Friday morning.

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