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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 November 2019

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots except southeast 20 to 30 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 25 early Thursday morning except southeast 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 Thursday afternoon.

Rain Thursday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 November 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Thursday morning and to 3 to 4 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 November 2019
Friday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to south 35 to 45.
Sunday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to northwest 20.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 7:57 PM PST 13 November 2019

'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 PM PST 13 November 2019 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
central Vancouver Island.
By midnight PST tonight departing ridge located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over northwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PST 13 November 2019 A Pacific front will cross the offshore waters tonight. The system
will then move southward to lie over the Central Coast by Thursday
afternoon and reach Central Vancouver Island by Friday morning.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds will continue over most
northern and central waters tonight and Thursday ahead of the front.
Strong to gale force southeasterly winds will spread to southern
waters Thursday night.

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