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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 June 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northwest 15 to 25 early Monday morning then becoming northwest 10 to 20 Monday afternoon.

A few showers. Risk of thunderstorms late this evening and overnight.


Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 June 2018
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 4 this morning then subsiding to 2 to 3 late overnight. Seas subsiding to 1 to 2 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 June 2018
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind westerly 15 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 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 10:30 AM PDT 24 June 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.
By midnight PDT tonight cold front located on a line north-south
over Vancouver.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low 1005 mb located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday dissipating low located over northeastern

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:49 AM PDT 24 June 2018 Strong to gale force westerly winds are expected to return to eastern
portions of Juan de Fuca Strait late this afternoon with the approach
of a cold front. Strong to gale force winds will persist through to
late Monday morning.

Winds are also expected to be gusty and shifting direction this
afternoon in the Southern Strait of Georgia with the approach of the
front. Strong northwesterlies on the mainland side will approach 25
knots early this evening before shifting to southerly and easing to
moderate late this evening.

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