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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 near noon except northwest 20 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind diminishing to light early this evening except northwest 15 south of the Brooks Peninsula tonight. Wind becoming southeast 15 Wednesday morning then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of rain Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 near noon and to 3 late this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 2 after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2019
Thursday Wind southerly 25 to 35 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 20 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 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 04:00 AM PDT 22 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 4:00 AM PDT 22 October 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:38 AM PDT 22 October 2019 Strong to gale force westerlies over central and northern waters will
continue to diminish this morning as a ridge of high pressure builds
over the region. Winds will increase again to gale to storm force
southeast on Wednesday due to an approaching Pacific frontal system.

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