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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northwest 20 to 30 this afternoon. Wind northwest 20 to 30 tonight. Wind northwest 15 to 25 Friday.

Rain ending this evening. Scattered showers overnight and Friday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 1 to 2 metres except 2 to 3 over northwestern sections this evening. Seas building to 2 to 3 this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots backing to southwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 20.
Monday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots.

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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
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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 23 May 2024 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
southeastern Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday ridge located west of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 23 May 2024 A ridge of high pressure building over offshore waters tonight will
shift eastward to lie just west of Haida Gwaii on Friday afternoon.
Strong northwesterly winds developing ahead of the ridge will rise to
northwest gales over waters west of Vancouver Island on Friday
evening.

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