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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 October 2021

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming westerly 10 to 20 this evening then becoming west 20 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to light Saturday evening.

Scattered showers.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 October 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 3 to 4 metres subsiding to 2 to 3 this evening then building to 3 to 4 Saturday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 15 October 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind south 10 to 20 knots increasing to south 40.
Tuesday Wind southeast 40 knots increasing to southeast 45.

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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 4:00 PM PDT 15 October 2021 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 6:00 a.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located over
southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PDT 15 October 2021 A stalled frontal wave over Central Vancouver Island will continue to
give periodic south to southeast gales from Barkley Sound to the west
entrance of Juan de Fuca today and tonight.

Southeast gales will also continue today and tonight over the Strait
of Georgia north of Nanaimo.

The threat of gale force winds will end Saturday morning as the
frontal wave weakens.

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