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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 September 2021

Tonight and Sunday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40 early this evening except southeast 50 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late overnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late Sunday morning. Wind veering to southwest 25 to 35 Sunday evening.

Rain ending Sunday morning. Rain Sunday late in the day with a risk of thunderstorms.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 September 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 late this evening then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas building to 3 to 4 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 September 2021
Monday Wind southerly 30 to 40 knots diminishing to south 25 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots becoming south 30 to 40 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind south 35 to 45 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
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Warnings

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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 7:20 PM PDT 25 September 2021

'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 4:00 PM PDT 25 September 2021 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located from Hecate
Strait to Cape Scott then to Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1002 mb located over Explorer.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low 995 mb located over eastern Queen
Charlotte Sound.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT Sunday low 980 mb located northwest of Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 PM PDT 25 September 2021 A frontal system from Hecate Strait to just north of Vancouver
Island to Southeastern Explorer will join with an approaching
stronger frontal system. Gale force southeasterly winds are expected
along the Central Coast, over portions of Queen Charlotte Sound, and
off the west coast of Northern Vancouver Island late this afternoon
and tonight.

A large low pressure system will approach the British Columbia waters
on Sunday morning. Winds will rise to gale force southerlies for
almost the entire region by the end of Sunday.

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