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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 October 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots early this evening and to southeast 20 to 30 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 after midnight and to southeast 40 to 50 early Monday morning. Wind diminishing to westerly 25 Monday evening.

Rain tonight and Monday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 October 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 after midnight and to 3 to 5 late overnight. Seas building to 5 to 7 late Monday morning then subsiding to 3 to 5 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 October 2019
Tuesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 40 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots becoming west 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Bowie - northern half

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 13 October 2019

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 13 October 2019 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.

By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 13 October 2019 A strong frontal system will approach the offshore waters this
evening and move eastward to lie over Haida Gwaii early Monday
evening. The front then continues its journey crossing the Central
Coast early Tuesday afternoon.

Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the front
over northern and central waters on Monday morning and reach northern
sections of west coast Vancouver Island Monday evening. Gale force
winds will continue down the rest of Vancouver Island on Tuesday.

A second low pressure system will quickly move into outer waters
early Tuesday morning bringing gale force southerly winds.

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