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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2019

Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 late this evening then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 after midnight. Wind becoming northwest 25 to 35 Sunday morning then becoming northwest 20 to 30 Sunday afternoon.

Rain overnight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 late overnight then building to 3 to 4 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2019
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming westerly 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 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 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 South

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 19 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 4:00 PM PDT 19 October 2019 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Sunday frontal system located from the North
Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday low located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PDT 19 October 2019 A frontal system will cross the offshore waters this evening
And eventually lie stretched from Hecate Strait to Queen Charlotte
Sound to Southern Explorer by Sunday morning. The front will progress
into the inner South Coast by midday Sunday. Gale force southeast
winds will accompany the front then switch to gale force westerlies
in its wake.

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