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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 26 January 2020

Tonight and Monday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Monday morning and to southeast 35 to 45 late Monday afternoon except southeast 50 near the Brooks Peninsula.

Showers changing to rain Monday afternoon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2020
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early Monday morning then building to 3 to 5 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2020
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 30.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 25 to 35.

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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)

Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:09 PM PST 26 January 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 PST 26 January 2020 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located north of Haida Gwaii.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located southeast of
Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PST 26 January 2020 A low pressure centre just north of Haida Gwaii will move into
The Alaskan Panhandle this evening. Strong to gale force westerly
winds over extreme northern waters will ease after midnight as the
system moves inland.

The next frontal system will approach Explorer from the southeast on
Monday. Widespread gale force southeasterlies are expected ahead of
the front Monday afternoon and evening. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies will occur near the West Vancouver Island headlands
late afternoon and evening.

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