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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 November 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southerly inflow 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southerly inflow 15 to 25 early this morning and to northerly outflow 10 to 15 this evening. Wind northerly outflow 10 to 15 Tuesday.

Rain ending near noon.

Temperatures plus 5 falling to minus 1 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 November 2020
Wednesday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

Howe Sound

Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 November 2020

'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 30 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PST 30 November 2020 A frontal system over Vancouver Island will move out of the region
this morning. In the wake of the front, strong to gale force
northwesterly winds over most BC waters will weaken later this
morning.

Another frontal system will approach Bowie this afternoon. The system
will stall over west of Bowie tonight through Tuesday. Ahead of the
system, gale to storm force southerly winds will prevail over
northern and central waters.

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