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Explorer - northwestern half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 May 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 this afternoon then veering to northwest 25 Thursday afternoon.

Showers tonight and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2024
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 this afternoon then building to 2 to 3 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 May 2024
Friday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 20 knots backing to southwest 20.
Sunday Wind southwest 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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 22 May 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
eastern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located from Explorer to
the North Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday trough located on a line north-south
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PDT 22 May 2024 Ahead of a ridge of high pressure, gale force northwesterlies over
waters west of Vancouver Island will ease today.

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