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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 October 2022

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 this morning except southeast 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 near noon Wednesday then becoming light Wednesday afternoon. Wind increasing to northwest 10 to 20 Wednesday evening except light near the coast south of Tofino.

Periods of drizzle ending late this morning. Periods of rain tonight and Wednesday. Fog dissipating near noon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 October 2022
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 metre.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 04 October 2022
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 4 October 2022 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line east-west over
northern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing trough located on a line east-west
over northern Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located off Explorer.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 AM PDT 4 October 2022 A trough of low pressure will move northwards across Haida Gwaii this
afternoon. In its wake, a second trough will track across the
offshore waters tonight and over Haida Gwaii Wednesday morning before
weakening.

Ahead of the troughs, southeast gales will develop over West
Vancouver Island - north this morning. Over central and northern
waters, strong southeast winds will develop this morning and may
possibly increase to marginal gales this evening. Winds will
gradually ease Wednesday morning.

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