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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 May 2022

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 early Sunday morning.

Periods of drizzle Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 May 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 May 2022
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 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 9:30 PM PDT 28 May 2022 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching ridge located near the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PDT 28 May 2022 A building ridge of high pressure offshore will move towards the
coast tonight. Winds over West Vancouver Island south will rise to
marginal gale force northwesterlies near midnight and weaken Sunday
morning. Winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will also rise to marginal
gale force westerlies late overnight and last through Sunday morning.

Winds will remain strong through Sunday but will likely remain below
gale force.

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