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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots except southeast 15 to 25 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 late this morning then veering to northerly 10 to 20 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light Sunday afternoon then becoming southeast 15 Sunday evening.

Periods of rain ending near noon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2019
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 December 2019
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 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 PST 07 December 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 PST 7 December 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today trough from low located over Vancouver
Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Sunday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 AM PST 7 December 2019 Ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will continue to produce
gale force outflow winds through the north and Central Coast inlets
today.

A frontal system over western Pacific will approach the offshore
waters late Sunday. Gale force southerlies will develop over Bowie
ahead of the front.

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