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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 July 2019

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots except northwest 20 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming light late overnight then increasing to south 15 to 25 late Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Wednesday evening.

Rain beginning late Wednesday afternoon.


Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 July 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 Wednesday afternoon and to 3 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 July 2019
Thursday Wind south 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind south 20 to 25 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20.
Saturday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 July 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 July 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low 1013 mb located over
northern Bowie.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located over the
offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located off Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 23 July 2019 A ridge of high pressure over Explorer will allow gale force
westerlies to continue over eastern sections of Juan de Fuca Strait
this evening. Winds will ease to strong later tonight.

A frontal system will approach northern and offshore waters on
Wednesday. Along the front, gale force southeasterlies will develop
over the offshore waters Wednesday morning then the northern waters
late Wednesday afternoon.

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