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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 this morning then diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 late this evening. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 Saturday morning.

Periods of rain ending Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 06 December 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 04:00 AM 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 4:00 AM PST 6 December 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located southwest of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line east-west over
northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 AM PST 6 December 2019 A low pressure system will remain quasi stationary west of Explorer
today with trough extending from the low to Explorer and the Central
Coast. Strong to gale force southeasterlies will develop over
Southern Explorer and waters west of Vancouver Island this morning
then weaken to moderate to strong in the evening.

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