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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 15 knots veering to southwest 15 early this morning then to northwest 15 near noon. Wind diminishing to light late overnight then increasing to southeast 5 to 15 near noon Monday. Wind increasing to southeast 20 Monday evening.

Showers ending this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2021
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming east 10 to 15 late in the day.

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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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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 17 January 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over southern Vancouver Island.

At 10:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 17 January 2021 A ridge of high pressure will build onto Explorer this morning and
To the Central Coast this evening. Strong to gale force
Southwesterly winds over the northern waters will ease to moderate to
strong today. Winds will become moderate to strong northwest over
The South Coast today.

A frontal system will approach Bowie tonight and the North Coast on
Monday. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the
system over the northern waters.

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