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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 23 February 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind northwest 45 to 55 knots diminishing to northwest 30 to 40 late this evening and to northwest 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 early Monday morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 near noon Monday. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 early Monday evening except southeast 25 northwest of Estevan Point.

Showers ending overnight.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 February 2020
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 7 to 10 metres subsiding to 4 to 6 after midnight and to 3 to 4 early Monday morning. Seas subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon Monday and to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 February 2020
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to south 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PST 23 February 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 23 February 2020 Tonight and Monday By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located over southern
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:03 PM PST 23 February 2020 A low pressure system has moved into the British Columbia Interior.
Gale to storm force northwest winds over central and southern waters
will ease through the night.

The next weather system will approach the offshore waters Monday
morning and continue towards the mainland coast Monday night. Gale to
storm force southeast winds will develop ahead of the front.

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