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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 May 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots except northwest 35 south of the Brooks Peninsula late this afternoon and this evening. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 late overnight then becoming variable 5 to 15 early Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early Thursday afternoon except southeast 30 near the headlands. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 Thursday evening except northwest 10 to 20 over western sections.

Periods of rain Thursday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 May 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 22 May 2024
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 in the morning.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 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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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 22 May 2024

'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 PM PDT 22 May 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today weakening ridge located from Haida Gwaii
to Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday trough located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:34 PM PDT 22 May 2024 Ahead of a weakening ridge of high pressure, northwesterly gales over
waters west of Vancouver Island will continue to ease this evening.

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