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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2018

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 20 knots this morning and to northwest 25 to 35 late this afternoon except northwest 15 to 25 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 late overnight except east 15 to 25 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait. Wind diminishing to light Thursday morning except northwest 10 to 15 northwest of Estevan Point.

Chance of showers or flurries today.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2018
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 early this evening then subsiding to 1 Thursday morning. Seas building to 2 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 2018
Friday Wind west 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 February 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 PST 20 February 2018 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday low 1026 mb located over Hecate Strait.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday departing low located over the Washington
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 AM PST 21 February 2018 A low pressure system over Hecate Strait will move south to the west
coast of Vancouver Island this afternoon and the Washington coast
tonight. Along its track, gale force northerly winds will develop
over parts of the central and southern waters today and tonight.

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