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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 October 2020

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots tonight and Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 2 Saturday morning. Seas subsiding to 1 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2020
Sunday Wind east 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind west 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning ended

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2020
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2020 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located over the Washington
Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located west of
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2020 A departing low off the Washington coast will continue to move onto
the Washington state late this evening. Gale force northwesterlies
over Explorer will ease to strong after midnight.

A ridge of high pressure over Northern BC Interior will build
southward tonight. Gale force northeasterly outflow winds will
continue through the northern and central mainland inlets. Gale force
outflow will develop over southern mainland inlets overnight. Outflow
winds will continue through Saturday and weaken on Sunday.

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