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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 September 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 early this morning and to south 5 to 15 early this evening. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 near midnight then becoming northeast 5 to 15 Tuesday morning. Wind veering to southeast 10 to 20 Tuesday afternoon then becoming southeast 15 to 25 Tuesday evening.

Rain changing to showers this afternoon and ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 September 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 this afternoon and to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 September 2020
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind light increasing to southeasterly 10 to 20 knots late in the day.
Friday Wind southeasterly 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 September 2020

'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 28 September 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located over northern
Vancouver Island.
By 7:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located over
the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM PDT 28 September 2020 A Pacific frontal system over North Vancouver Island will move
eastward to lie over the Central Coast in a couple of hours. Ahead of
the front, gale force southeasterly winds are occurring. The winds
will ease this morning as the system weakens and moves inland.

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