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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 January 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots becoming southerly 15 this afternoon except northwest 15 to 25 northwest of Estevan Point. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 early this evening then veering to northerly 15 to 20 near midnight except southeasterly 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 early Wednesday morning.

Rain this afternoon and this evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 January 2021
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today dissipating frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:34 AM PST 19 January 2021 A frontal system over Northern Vancouver Island this morning will
weaken as it tracks southwards across Vancouver Island today then
dissipate. Ahead of the front, strong to gale force southeasterlies
over southern waters will shift to moderate to strong northwesterly
in its wake.

Over northern waters, marginal gale force westerlies will ease to
moderate to strong by this afternoon.

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