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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 March 2017

Tonight and Thursday

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 near midnight except northwest 30 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming westerly 5 to 15 Thursday morning except northwest 15 to 25 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming south 15 Thursday evening.

A few showers ending late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 March 2017
Today Tonight and Thursday Seas 3 metres building to 4 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 March 2017
Friday Wind south 30 to 40 knots increasing to south 45 to 55 in the morning then diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 29 March 2017 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing low located over BC interior.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over 53N 146W
extending southeastward.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 PM PDT 29 March 2017 Strong to gale force westerlies in the wake of a passing cold front
will persist over central and eastern sections of Juan de Fuca
Strait tonight.

On Thursday morning, a cold front will approach the offshore waters.
The cold front will lie over Bowie by late Thursday evening. Ahead
Of the front winds will rise to gale to storm force southeasterlies
over offshore and northern waters.

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