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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 13 May 2021

Tonight and Friday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 30 northwest of Estevan Point tonight and Friday and northwest 30 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point Friday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 May 2021
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 13 May 2021
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 13 May 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 9:30 PM PDT 13 May 2021 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located from the Central Coast
to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:06 PM PDT 13 May 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii will slowly move eastward
on Friday and lie over the Central Coast by Friday afternoon.
Ahead of the ridge, gale force northwesterlies will develop through
Johnstone Strait and over west coast Vancouver Island Friday
afternoon.

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