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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 2021

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots except south 25 to 35 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 late this morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 overnight. Wind northwest 15 to 25 Sunday.

Rain ending Sunday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 2021
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near noon becoming 3 Sunday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 2021
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Wednesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming south 25 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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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 October 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 4:00 AM PDT 16 October 2021 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating frontal system located over
the Lower Mainland.

At 8:00 a.m. PDT Sunday ridge located over Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 16 October 2021 A frontal wave over Southern Vancouver Island will continue to give
south to southeast gales near the west entrance of Juan de Fuca
strait early this morning. Southeast gales will also continue early
this morning over the Strait of Georgia north of Nanaimo. The
southeast gales will ease early this morning as the front weakens.

Another strong frontal system will approach Bowie Sunday evening
bringing southeast gales to the region.

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