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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 27 November 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots except southeast 35 to 40 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southwest 20 to 30 this afternoon then becoming southwest 25 to 35 this evening. Wind becoming southwest 20 to 30 after midnight then diminishing to southwest 10 to 20 early Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to light Sunday evening.

Rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 metres except 4 over southern sections overnight and Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 November 2021
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 in the morning then becoming southeast 25 to 35 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind south 30 to 40 knots.
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 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

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 12:11 PM PST 27 November 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 27 November 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 984 mb located over northern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low 984 mb located over the
Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday trough located over southern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:19 AM PST 27 November 2021 A frontal system will cross the North Coast this afternoon and the
South Coast tonight. Gale to storm force southeasterly winds over the
northern and central waters will ease to strong to gale force
southerlies behind the system. Strong to gale force southeasterly
winds over the southern waters will ease to moderate tonight.

A low will pass north of Bowie this morning leading to gale to storm
force southwesterly winds for waters west of Haida Gwaii through this
evening.

A trough of low pressure trailing this low will sweep through
northern waters from northwest to southeast tonight. Strong to gale
force southwesterlies over northern and central waters will precede
this trough.

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