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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 October 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots except southeast 20 to 30 northwest of Estevan Point Thursday.

Periods of rain Thursday afternoon and evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2019
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 late this morning then building to 2 to 3 near noon Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 October 2019
Friday Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to north 15.
Sunday Wind variable 10 to 20 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

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 23 October 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday ridge located over the Lower Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:04 AM PDT 23 October 2019 A Pacific frontal system over Bowie will move across the North Coast
this evening and remain nearly stationary across the central waters
overnight and Thursday.

Ahead of the front, strong to gale force southeasterlies over
northern waters will rise to gale to storm force this afternoon.
Winds will ease to moderate to strong westerly in its wake then to
light to moderate tonight.

Over central waters winds will rise to southeast gales this afternoon
and then remain strong to gale force southerly tonight through
Thursday.

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