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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 November 2018

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots tonight and Tuesday.

Showers ending late this evening. Periods of rain beginning late Tuesday morning.


Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 November 2018
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 metres building to 2 to 3 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 19 November 2018
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 late in the day.
Thursday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 20 to 30.
Friday Wind westerly 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 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 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
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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 19 November 2018 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over southern
BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PST 19 November 2018 A frontal system over Bowie will gradually move eastward this
Evening and Tuesday, reaching the Central Coast on Tuesday afternoon.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies will spread to all the northern
and central waters, and near Northern Vancouver Island, later this
evening. The strong to gale force southeasterlies will become
confined to the Central Coast and Northern Vancouver Island by
Tuesday afternoon.

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