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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 November 2020

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 early this evening then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind southwest 15 to 25 Tuesday.

Rain changing to showers Tuesday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 November 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this evening and to 4 to 6 Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 23 November 2020
Wednesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to variable 10 to 20 in the morning then becoming northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas 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 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay - 46304 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 Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island

Issued 4:00 PM PST 23 November 2020

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 23 November 2020 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today departing warm front located on a line
north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located over Langara extending
southwestward.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 962 mb located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 993 mb located over Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:30 PM PST 23 November 2020 A warm front over Hecate Strait will move onto the North Coast this
evening. Gale to storm force southeasterlies ahead of the front will
shift to gale to storm force westerly in its wake.

The trailing cold front will track southwards across Vancouver Island
on Tuesday. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies will
develop over South Coast waters Tuesday morning and shift to strong
to gale force westerly in its wake.

The associated low over the Gulf of Alaska will track southwards
across Haida Gwaii Tuesday evening. Storm force westerlies in its
wake will generate seas 10 to 13 metres over Bowie this evening then
spread to west coast Haida Gwaii and Dixon Entrance West overnight.
Seas will build to 8 to 10 metres over central waters on Tuesday and
to 6 to 8 metres over west coast Vancouver Island on Wednesday.

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