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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 November 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 early this afternoon then increasing to south 15 to 25 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 35 early Saturday morning except southeast 40 northwest of Estevan Point.

Rain overnight and Saturday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 November 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 5 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 15 November 2019
Sunday Wind south 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to east 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.

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Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 10:30 AM PST 15 November 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 10:30 AM PST 15 November 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday By 10:30 a.m. PST today departing low 982 mb located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday frontal system located west of Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PST 15 November 2019 A Pacific frontal system will cross the offshore waters tonight and
the coastal waters on Saturday. Gale to storm force southerly winds
will develop ahead of the front over offshore and northern waters
this evening and continue sliding down the coast through Saturday.

Gales continue over most areas Saturday night as a second and third
system moves onto the coast.

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