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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 07 August 2020

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 30 knots except south 40 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to northwest 15 late this morning except northwest 25 south of the Brooks Peninsula Saturday afternoon and evening.

Rain ending this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 August 2020
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 August 2020
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.

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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
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 07 August 2020

'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 10:30 AM PDT 7 August 2020 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 1:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located on a line
north-south over the Mainland Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight building ridge located southwest of
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PDT 7 August 2020 A trough of low pressure over Haida Gwaii this morning will reach the
mainland coast by midday. Strong to locally gale force southerly
winds are occurring ahead of the trough near the headlands of
Northern Vancouver Island as well as the Central Coast. Gale force
winds will ease as the trough reaches the coast.

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