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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 19 August 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots early Tuesday morning except southeast 20 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 late Tuesday afternoon except southeast 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning early Tuesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 August 2019
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 19 August 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 9:30 PM PDT 19 August 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over western Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Port Hardy.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Victoria.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:18 PM PDT 19 August 2019 A trough of low pressure off Haida Gwaii will swing northward
Toward Prince Rupert tonight. Ahead of the trough, strong to
Gale force southerlies will develop over central and northern waters
tonight and increase to gale to storm force on Tuesday.

In the wake of the trough the winds will shift to strong to gale
force northerlies Tuesday morning.

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