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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 May 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening then diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 after midnight. Wind becoming light Wednesday morning then increasing to southeast 5 to 15 Wednesday afternoon. Wind veering to southwest 15 to 20 Wednesday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 May 2016
Today Tonight and Wednesday Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 May 2016
Thursday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 25 knots 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 31 May 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over Queen Charlotte
Sound.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday dissipating frontal system located over
Hecate Strait.

At 2:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located off the offshore
waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday frontal system located over Queen
Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PDT 31 May 2016 A frontal system moving through the northern waters today is giving
marginal gale force southeast winds to Hecate Strait and East Dixon.
This system will weaken later this evening.

The next frontal system will move into the offshore waters tomorrow
afternoon and eventually spread marginal gale force winds to the
central waters by late evening.

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