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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 27 June 2022

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 this evening except southeast 30 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 near noon Tuesday then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Tuesday evening except southwest 15 to 20 over southern sections.

Periods of drizzle beginning this evening changing to showers Tuesday morning with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 June 2022
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 metre building to 2 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 June 2022
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 12:41 PM PDT 27 June 2022

'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 10:30 AM PDT 27 June 2022 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west
of Bowie.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1010 mb located south of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday high 1006 mb located over central Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:14 AM PDT 27 June 2022 A low pressure system will move into Southern Explorer late today.
Consequently, moderate to strong southeast winds will develop off
west coast Vancouver Island during the day and then increase to
strong to gale force this evening. Winds will diminish on Tuesday as
the low weakens.

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