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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 May 2022

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots except northwest 15 to 25 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 late overnight then diminishing to light early Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 20 late Tuesday morning and to southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 30 to 40 Tuesday evening.

Rain Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 May 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres subsiding to 1 early Tuesday morning then building to 1 to 2 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 May 2022
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 in the afternoon then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast 10 to 20.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay - 46304 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 23 May 2022

'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 PDT 23 May 2022 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Langara.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over Langara.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday deepening low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low located over northwestern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PDT 23 May 2022 A low pressure system will approach Explorer on Tuesday. Ahead of the
system, marginal gale force southeasterly winds are expected for
Explorer on Tuesday afternoon, and West Vancouver Island - north
/ Queen Charlotte Sound Tuesday night.

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