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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2018

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 20 to 30 this morning then diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 this evening. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 overnight except light near the coast south of Estevan Point Saturday afternoon and evening.

Rain. Risk of thunderstorms today changing to chance of showers overnight and Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2018
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2018
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.

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Map of Pacific - Georgia Basin marine weather areas Sentry Shoal - 46131 Halibut Bank - 46146 La Perouse Bank - 46206 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 Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 September 2018 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 1008 mb located over
northern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening low 1006 mb located over
southwestern Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday low 1005 mb located over southeastern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:35 AM PDT 21 September 2018 An approaching low pressure centre will track across Southern
Explorer tonight and weaken over Vancouver Island Saturday morning.
Ahead of the low, northeast gales over Western Queen Charlotte Sound
will spread to Northern Explorer early this morning and shift to
strong to gale force northwesterly in its wake.

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