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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 03 December 2022

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind east 20 to 30 knots diminishing to easterly 10 to 20 late this afternoon except east 25 over southern sections. Wind diminishing to light early Sunday morning except east 20 over southern sections. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 near noon Sunday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 December 2022
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 to 4 early this morning and to 2 to 3 this evening. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 December 2022
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.

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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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 3 December 2022 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing low located south of Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary high located west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PST 3 December 2022 A Pacific low south of Explorer will continue to move southward and
away from the region today. Over southern offshore waters, gale
Force easterly winds will gradually ease to strong by this evening.

An Arctic ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC Interior
creating gale force northeasterly outflow winds through the mainland
inlets.

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