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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 September 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 late this evening then becoming northeast 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Tuesday afternoon and to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Showers ending Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 September 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 September 2020
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 September 2020

'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 AM PDT 29 September 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Central Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today warm front located on a line east-west
over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing warm front located over northern
Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PDT 28 September 2020 A warm front will cross Bowie tonight and Tuesday. Ahead of the
system, gale force easterly winds have developed over Bowie.
The associated cold front will follow the warm front and approach
Bowie late Tuesday afternoon. Southeasterly gales will develop over
the northern offshore waters late Tuesday afternoon then spread to
central and northern coastal waters Tuesday night.

Strong to gale force outflow winds will develop through Douglas
Channel late Tuesday night with the approaching cold front.

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