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Queen Charlotte Sound - western half

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 August 2022

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then increasing to northwest 15 early this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind northwest 15 to 25 Thursday.

Periods of drizzle ending this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 August 2022
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 August 2022
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.
Sunday Wind light.

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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 AM PDT 17 August 2022 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening frontal system located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today trough located over the South Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary trough located from the
North Coast to the South Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 17 August 2022 A stationary front draped northeast to southwest over Bowie will
weaken through the day today. Strong to gale force southerlies over
Bowie and waters in the vicinity of Northern Haida Gwaii will ease
this morning.

A trough will gradually develop over the South Coast beginning today
and will remain in place into Thursday. Strong to gale force
northwest winds will develop off the northwest coast of Vancouver
Island later this afternoon and continue into Thursday.

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