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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 October 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 near midnight and to southeast 40 to 50 late overnight. Wind backing to east 50 to 60 early Sunday morning then veering to southeast 40 to 50 late Sunday morning.

Rain Sunday. Risk of thunderstorms Sunday morning and afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 early this evening and to 6 early Sunday morning. Seas building to 7 to 10 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2021
Monday Wind southeast 45 to 55 knots diminishing to southwest 30 to 40 in the afternoon and to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming southwest 20 to 30.
Wednesday Wind west 25 knots increasing to southeast 35 late in the day.

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2021

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PDT 23 October 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located southwest of
Explorer.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located west of Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low 950 mb located southwest of Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low 957 mb located over southwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 23 October 2021 A strong front associated with an exceptionally deep low pressure
system will produce gale to storm force easterly winds over the
southern offshore waters tonight. Winds will rise to storm to
hurricane force southeasterly on Sunday. Through the inner South
Coast winds will rise to gale force southeasterly Sunday.

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