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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 13 July 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Barkley Sound late this morning and northwest 10 to 20 near the coast south of Barkley Sound. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 late overnight except variable 5 to 15 near the coast south of Barkley Sound overnight and Sunday and northwest 10 to 20 near the coast south of Barkley Sound Sunday afternoon and evening.

Fog patches dissipating near noon. Fog patches forming overnight and dissipating near noon Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 July 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 July 2024
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 13 July 2024

'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 10:30 AM PDT 13 July 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the North
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:26 AM PDT 13 July 2024 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, strong to gale force
northwesterlies will continue today and tonight over west coast
Vancouver Island.

Northwest gales through Johnstone Strait will redevelop this
afternoon and then ease overnight.

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