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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind west 20 to 25 knots diminishing to west 15 to 20 this morning then increasing to west 20 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 30 to 35 this evening then diminishing to northwest 25 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 Saturday evening.

Showers ending Saturday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 6 metres subsiding to 4 this afternoon then building to 5 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming west 20 to 25 in the morning.
Monday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to northwest 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northwest 20 to 30.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Explorer - southeastern half

Issued 04:12 AM PDT 18 October 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 6:54 AM PDT 18 October 2019 Today At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located from the Gulf of Alaska to
the Central Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located from the Gulf of Alaska
to the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:07 AM PDT 18 October 2019 A trough will extend from the Gulf of Alaska to the BC Central Coast
today. The trough will extend southwards towards the BC South Coast
by Saturday morning.

Strong to gale force westerlies will develop over the offshore waters
tonight as the behind trough as it extends towards the South Coast.

Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over most marine waters
today.

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