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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 October 2019

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 this afternoon then increasing to northwest 20 to 25 late overnight. Wind increasing to northwest 25 to 30 early Saturday morning then diminishing to northwest 20 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Saturday evening.

Showers. Risk of thunderstorms today tonight and Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 6 to 8 metres subsiding to 5 this morning and to 4 this afternoon. Seas subsiding to 3 Saturday morning then building to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 October 2019
Sunday Wind southeast 30 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind west 20 knots increasing to northwest 25 to 35 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 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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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 18 October 2019 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located from the Gulf of Alaska to
the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located from the Gulf of Alaska
to the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:14 AM PDT 18 October 2019 A developing trough will extend from the Gulf of Alaska to Northern
Explorer this afternoon. The trough will extend southwards towards
the BC South Coast by Saturday morning.

Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over most marine waters
today. Strong to gale force westerlies will develop over the offshore
waters tonight behind trough as it extends towards the South Coast.

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