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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 13 October 2019

Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light near midnight then increasing to southeast 10 to 15 early Monday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late Monday morning and to southeast 25 to 35 near noon Monday. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 Monday afternoon.

Rain Monday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 October 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 near midnight then building to 2 to 3 early Monday afternoon. Seas building to 4 to 6 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 October 2019
Tuesday Wind southeast 50 to 60 knots diminishing to southeast 40 to 50 in the afternoon and to south 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southwest 25 to 30.
Thursday Wind south 35 to 45 knots veering to southwest 25 to 35 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 13 October 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 PDT 13 October 2019 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PDT 13 October 2019 An intense 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 over northern
offshore waters tonight then spread to all northern and central
waters on Monday. The gale force southeasterlies will then reach
southern waters Monday night and continue on Tuesday.

A second system will quickly move into outer waters early Tuesday
morning bringing gale force southerly winds to most northern and
central waters on Tuesday.

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