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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:38 PM PST 15 January 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southwesterly 5 to 15 knots backing to southeast 10 to 20 this evening then becoming southeast 15 late overnight except southeast 25 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 20 early Saturday afternoon except southeast 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 Saturday evening.

Rain Saturday afternoon and evening. Fog banks dissipating early Saturday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 early Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 15 January 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 30.

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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 7:38 PM PST 15 January 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 9:30 PM PST 15 January 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located from the South Coast to
the North Coast.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Saturday ridge located over BC interior.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By noon PST Saturday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM PST 15 January 2021 Another Pacific front will move into the offshore waters tonight.

Over northern waters, strong to gale force southwest winds will
develop tonight rising to gale to storm force early Saturday morning
with the approach of the frontal system.

Over central waters, gale to storm force southeast winds will develop
on Saturday morning.

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