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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 September 2016

Today Tonight and Friday

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northeast 15 this morning then increasing to northeast 20 early this evening. Wind backing to northwest 15 Friday morning then increasing to northwest 20 Friday evening.

A few showers with a risk of thunderstorms changing to chance of showers Friday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 September 2016
Today Tonight and Friday Seas 2 metres subsiding to 1 near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 29 September 2016
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Sunday Wind northeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northeast 15.
Monday Wind south 10 knots becoming light late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 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 Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Powell River Airport Sechelt Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Int'l Airport West Vancouver Port Alberni Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Squamish Airport
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 29 September 2016 Today Tonight and Friday At 5:00 a.m. PDT today trough located over Queen Charlotte Sound
to Washington State.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located over Queen
Charlotte Sound to Washington State.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT today intensifying ridge located west of the
offshore waters.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Friday ridge located west of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:35 AM PDT 29 September 2016 A ridge of high pressure located west of the offshore waters will
intensify tomorrow.

Northeast gale force winds can be expected over Bowie - north half on
Friday.

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