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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 February 2021

Today Tonight and Monday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 20 to 30 late this afternoon except southeast 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming northwest 25 early Monday morning except south 30 near the coast south of Estevan Point. Wind diminishing to northwest 20 near noon Monday and to northwest 15 Monday evening.

Showers changing to rain near midnight and ending Monday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 February 2021
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 metres except 3 northwest of Estevan Point. Seas building to 3 early this evening except 4 northwest of Estevan Point. Seas building to 4 Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 28 February 2021
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots backing to southwest 15 to 25 in the morning.
Wednesday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 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 South

Issued 10:30 AM PST 28 February 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 28 February 2021 Today Tonight and Monday At noon PST today cold front located on a line northeast-southwest
over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching frontal system located off
Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PST 28 February 2021 A cold front crossing Haida Gwaii early this afternoon will reach
Northern Vancouver Island late this evening then begin to
Weaken.

Strong to gale force southerly winds ahead of the approaching cold
front will shift to northwest and ease in the wake of this front.

Strong to gale force westerly gales will prevail over the northern
offshore waters today.

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