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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 February 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 25 to 35 knots backing to southeast 35 to 45 late this afternoon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 after midnight except southeast 45 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming northwest 20 early Monday morning then diminishing to northwest 15 Monday afternoon.

Showers changing to rain this afternoon and ending overnight. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 February 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots becoming southwest 15 in the afternoon then increasing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 25 knots increasing to south 30 to 40.
Thursday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots becoming southeast 40 to 50.

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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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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 February 2021

'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 PST 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At noon PST today cold front located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching frontal system located off
Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PST 28 February 2021 A cold front crossing Haida Gwaii early this afternoon will reach
Northern Vancouver Island late this evening then begin to
Weaken.

Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead of the approaching cold
front will shift to northwest and ease in the wake of this front.

Strong to gale force westerly gales will prevail over the northern
offshore waters today.

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