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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 September 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots except east 20 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 this morning except east 15 to 25 over southern sections. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon except southeast 25 to 30 northwest of Estevan Point overnight. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 Wednesday afternoon then becoming light Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 September 2020
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 2 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 September 2020
Thursday Wind light.
Friday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 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
Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 29 September 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over the Central Coast.
By 10:00 a.m. PDT today dissipating ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today warm front located on a line east-west
over Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today departing warm front located over northern
Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening cold front located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PDT 29 September 2020 A warm front will move through Bowie this morning then depart
The region to the north by this afternoon. Ahead of the warm
Front, gale force easterly winds have developed over parts of the
northern offshore waters. The associated cold front will follow the
warm front and approach Bowie late this afternoon. Southeasterly
gales will develop over the northern offshore waters late this
afternoon then spread to central and northern coastal waters tonight.
The cold front will slowly weaken through Wednesday.

Strong to gale force outflow winds will develop through Douglas
Channel late tonight with the approaching cold front.

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