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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 22 October 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots and locally southeast 30 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point overnight and Tuesday. Wind becoming west 20 to 30 early Tuesday evening then diminishing to south 10 to 20 late Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain beginning early Tuesday morning. Fog dissipating Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 3 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 October 2018
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the morning and to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25.
Friday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 22 October 2018

'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 22 October 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM PDT 22 October 2018 A strong front over Bowie will track eastward to lie over
Haida Gwaii Tuesday morning.

Ahead of the front, gale to storm force southerly winds will
Continue over most northern and central waters through Tuesday.

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