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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2017

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 this afternoon. Wind northwest 20 to 30 tonight and Saturday.

Chance of showers this morning.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2017
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 18 August 2017
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 20 in the morning then veering to northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 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
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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 18 August 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 5:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:53 AM PDT 18 August 2017 A ridge of high pressure offshore extending northeast to southwest
will build through Explorer tonight and extend through the central
waters Saturday morning.

Moderate to strong northwest winds will prevail for most of the South
Coast except for strong to marginal gale force westerlies that are
expected through Juan de Fuca Strait tonight.

North of the ridge, strong west or southwesterly winds will

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