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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 November 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light early this afternoon then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 near midnight then becoming southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind becoming southeast 30 to 40 early Saturday morning then diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 Saturday afternoon.

Rain overnight and Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 November 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 early this morning and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 November 2021
Sunday Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 in the morning then becoming southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind south 30 to 40 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 26 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 26 November 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today approaching frontal system located west of
the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:22 AM PST 26 November 2021 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters tonight.
Winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterly over the
northern and central waters overnight. Winds will rise to strong to
gale force southeasterly over the southern waters overnight.

An area of low pressure will pass north of Bowie on Saturday morning
leading to strong to gale force southwesterly winds for water west
Of Haida Gwaii well into Saturday night.

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