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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 06 December 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late Saturday morning.

Periods of rain ending near noon Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 06 December 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 Saturday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 06 December 2019
Sunday Wind north 15 to 25 knots becoming north 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 9:30 PM PST 06 December 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 9:30 PM PST 6 December 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located from Explorer to the
Central Coast.
By 6:30 a.m. PST Saturday trough from low located from Explorer
to Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PST 6 December 2019 A low pressure trough will remain quasi stationary across the
Explorer region to Central Coast. Strong to gale force
southeasterlies over Southern Explorer and waters west of Vancouver
Island will weaken to moderate to strong later this evening.

Also, high pressure over the BC Interior will strengthen with gale
force outflow forecast through the north and Central Coast inlets
tonight.

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