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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 January 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then increasing to southeast 5 to 15 this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight.

A few showers beginning Wednesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 January 2017
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this morning then building to 2 to 3 near midnight. Seas building to 3 to 5 Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 January 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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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

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 24 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Cape Scott.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Tofino.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.

By 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM PST 24 January 2017 A frontal system approaching the northern offshore waters will move
across the northern waters tonight and Wednesday morning. Gale force
southeasterlies will develop ahead of the front. Winds will shift to
moderate to strong southwest in the wake the front.

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