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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 23 November 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35 early Friday morning.

A few showers ending near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 November 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 metres building to 3 to 4 near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 November 2017
Saturday Wind southwest 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the morning and to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwesterly 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PST 23 November 2017

'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 23 November 2017 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday quasi-stationary frontal system located
over central Vancouver Island.

At 7:00 a.m. PST Friday low located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low located north of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PST 23 November 2017 An approaching front will move across the northern offshore waters
tonight and then weaken as it stalls over Central Vancouver Island
On Friday afternoon. In advance of the front, southerly gales over
Bowie will spread to northern and central waters tonight and to some
southern waters on Friday.

Meanwhile a low will track just north of Bowie on Friday. As it
approaches southwest gales to 45 knots will develop over the
Northern offshore waters Friday morning.

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