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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 August 2015

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon except southeast 30 northwest of Estevan Point tonight. Wind becoming variable 10 to 20 Saturday morning except southeast 30 over southern sections. Wind becoming southwest 15 to 25 near noon Saturday.

Showers ending late this morning. Rain beginning late overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 August 2015
Today Tonight and Saturday Seas 1 metre building to 1 to 2 this evening and to 2 to 3 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 August 2015
Sunday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to southerly 25 to 35 in the afternoon then becoming westerly 20 to 30 late in the day.
Monday Wind westerly 10 to 20 knots increasing to westerly 20 to 30.
Tuesday Wind westerly 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 10:30 AM PDT 28 August 2015 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Langara.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday dissipating frontal system located on
a line north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 AM PDT 28 August 2015 A frontal system will sweep southeastward into northern waters this
morning and into central waters this afternoon. The front will
dissipate along the northern and central coasts Saturday morning as
the front moves inland. Expect strong to gale force southerly winds
across northern and central waters and near the headlands of West
Coast Vancouver Island North ahead of the frontal system.

On Saturday, a trough will swing through offshore waters towards the
mainland coast. While only moderate winds may precede the
Trough, strong northwest winds will follow behind it.

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