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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late this evening and to light Thursday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 30 to 40 Thursday evening.

Rain Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this evening and to 1 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2020
Friday Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots becoming northerly 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast 15.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 25 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 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

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 October 2020

'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 21 October 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located over Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located from the
North Coast to the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM PDT 21 October 2020 An approaching frontal system will produce strong to gale force
southerly winds over the offshore waters on Thursday.

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