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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 this morning then becoming northwest 10 to 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 25 overnight. Wind northwest 15 to 25 Sunday.

Scattered showers changing to rain this afternoon then to scattered showers near midnight and ending Sunday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 early this evening then building to 3 overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 2021
Monday Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 40 knots diminishing to south 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 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay - 46304 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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 16 October 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating frontal system located over
the Lower Mainland.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 16 October 2021 A frontal wave over Southern Vancouver Island will continue to give
south to southeast gales near the west entrance of Juan de Fuca
strait early this morning. Southeast gales will also continue early
this morning over the Strait of Georgia north of Nanaimo. The
southeast gales will ease early this morning as the front weakens.

Another strong frontal system will approach Bowie Sunday evening
bringing southeast gales to the region.

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