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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 29 November 2023

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 early Thursday morning except southeast 25 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 near noon Thursday except easterly 20 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait. Wind becoming westerly 10 to 15 early Thursday evening.

Rain changing to showers near noon Thursday.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 November 2023
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres building to 2 to 3 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 November 2023
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 20 to 30 in the morning then becoming southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 15.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming westerly 20 to 30.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 29 November 2023 Tonight and Thursday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight cold front located from Haida Gwaii to
Cape Scott.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Thursday weakening frontal system located from
the North Coast to Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PST 29 November 2023 A cold front over Bowie will track east to lie north-south from
Hecate Strait to the west coast of Vancouver Island by Thursday
morning, where it will gradually weaken. Gale force southerlies ahead
of the front will shift to strong to gale force westerlies behind it.
The winds will fall below gales Thursday as the front weakens.

Another frontal system will approach Bowie late in the day on
Thursday. Southeast gales will begin to develop late Thursday
afternoon ahead of the system across Bowie and Explorer.

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