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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 September 2017

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 early Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2017
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 early this evening and to 1 Friday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 September 2017
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Sunday Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Monday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 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 10:30 AM PDT 21 September 2017 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today dissipating trough located over the
South Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:04 AM PDT 21 September 2017 A ridge of high pressure building over the offshore waters is
spreading strong to gale force northerly winds west and north of
Vancouver Island. The ridge will gradually move onto Haida Gwaii
overnight and the northwest winds will ease to moderate to
Strong for most BC waters.

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