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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 April 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except light near the coast south of Tofino late this afternoon tonight and Wednesday morning and northwest 35 northwest of Estevan Point Wednesday afternoon and evening. Wind becoming northwest 35 Wednesday evening.

Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 April 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 April 2021
Thursday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 in the morning.
Friday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to south 5 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots veering to southwest 10 to 15.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 20 April 2021

'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 20 April 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:29 PM PDT 20 April 2021 A north to south aligned ridge of high pressure centred offshore will
strengthen over outer coastal waters on Wednesday giving northwest
gales to the west side of Vancouver Island and to southeast sections
of the Explorer region.

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