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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 March 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 Tuesday afternoon and to light Tuesday evening.



Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 March 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 near midnight and to 1 to 2 Tuesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 March 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 in the morning.
Thursday Wind northwest 20 to 25 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 25 knots late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - Georgia Basin marine weather areas Sentry Shoal - 46131 Halibut Bank - 46146 La Perouse Bank - 46206 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 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
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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 8 March 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1003 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 1008 mb located south of Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday building ridge located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PST 8 March 2021 A low west of Explorer late this afternoon will slowly track south
tonight. The low will lie south of Explorer Tuesday morning.

This low will continue to bring strong to gale force southeasterly
winds west of Vancouver Island tonight. These winds will be mainly
strong southeast winds on Tuesday as the low weakens.

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