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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2022

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 early this morning except northeast 15 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait Monday. Wind diminishing to east 15 Monday evening except northwest 20 offshore.

Showers ending this evening. Scattered showers overnight and Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2022
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 near noon Monday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2022
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 10 to 15 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 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 4:00 AM PST 27 November 2022 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located over
Washington State.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located over Haida Gwaii extending
northwestward.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing trough located over the South
Coast extending northwestward.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:17 AM PST 27 November 2022 As a frontal system over the Washington state continues to track
southward, northwesterly to westerly gales through the southern inner
waters will ease this morning.

A trough of low pressure over Haida Gwaii will track southward and
maintain the northwesterly gales over the offshore waters today.
The trough will reach the South Coast and depart our region this
evening.

A quasi-stationary ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will
generate marginal gale to gale force outflow winds through the
mainland inlets overnight.

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