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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 13 August 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots except southeast 25 near the headlands today and this evening. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 near midnight except southeast 35 near the headlands. Wind becoming southeast 10 to 20 Sunday evening.

Showers ending this afternoon. Showers tonight and Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 August 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 13 August 2022
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25.
Wednesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 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 10:30 AM PDT 13 August 2022

'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 PDT 13 August 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Bowie.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday departing trough located from Hecate
Strait to the Central Coast then to Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:15 AM PDT 13 August 2022 A frontal system over Bowie will track east and lie from Hecate
Strait to Northern Vancouver Island by Sunday morning.

As the front moves up against a ridge of high pressure over the BC
Interior, southerly winds will rise to gale force over northern and
central waters overnight and Sunday morning.

Gale force winds will ease to strong by early Sunday afternoon as the
frontal system dissipates.

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