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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 27 November 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots except southwest 25 to 35 over southern sections near midnight. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 20 early Sunday morning then diminishing to light Sunday evening.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 November 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 3 early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 November 2021
Monday Wind south 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 in the morning then becoming southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots veering to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PST 27 November 2021

'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 27 November 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located over Washington
State.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday trough located over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:22 PM PST 27 November 2021 A frontal system will cross the Central Coast this evening and the
South Coast tonight. Gale force southeasterly winds over the central
waters will ease to strong southerlies behind the system. Strong to
gale force southeasterly winds over the southern waters will ease to
moderate tonight.

Behind a low moving onto the Alaskan Panhandle, gale force
southwesterlies over the northern waters will continue to ease.

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