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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 November 2019

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind westerly 25 knots diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 late this afternoon then becoming southeast 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight then backing to northeast 15 to 25 Monday afternoon. Wind backing to northwest 15 to 25 Monday evening.

Periods of rain Monday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 November 2019
Today Tonight and Monday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 4 early this evening and to 3 overnight. Seas subsiding to 2 Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 November 2019
Tuesday Wind north 30 to 40 knots diminishing to north 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind north 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15.
Thursday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20.

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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
Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 November 2019 Today Tonight and Monday By 10:30 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Lower Mainland.

By 10:30 a.m. PST today departing trough located near Prince Rupert.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located over the Mainland Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday low located over southern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:18 AM PST 17 November 2019 A trough of low pressure near Prince Rupert will continue to give
marginal gale force westerly winds over northern and central
Waters today. The winds will ease later this afternoon as the system
weakens.

Westerly gales will develop through the eastern sections of Juan de
Fuca Strait this afternoon as a ridge of high pressure builds over
Explorer.

A low pressure system will move into Explorer on Monday bringing east
to southeast gales.

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