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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 November 2020

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 30 to 40 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25 this morning and to southwest 10 to 15 this afternoon. Wind increasing to south 25 this evening and to southeast 25 to 35 late overnight. Wind southeast 25 to 35 Tuesday.

Rain ending this morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 November 2020
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 6 metres subsiding to 4 late this afternoon and to 3 late this evening. Seas building to 4 near noon Tuesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 November 2020
Wednesday Wind south 25 to 35 knots increasing to south 35 to 45 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25.
Friday Wind southeast 35 to 45 knots increasing to southeast 45 to 55 late in the day.

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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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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 04:00 AM PST 30 November 2020

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 30 November 2020 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing frontal system located on a line
north-south over Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
west of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:46 AM PST 30 November 2020 A frontal system over Vancouver Island will move out of the region
this morning. In the wake of the front, strong to gale force
northwesterly winds over most BC waters will weaken later this
morning.

Another frontal system will approach Bowie this afternoon. The system
will stall over west of Bowie tonight through Tuesday. Ahead of the
system, gale to storm force southerly winds will prevail over
northern and central waters.

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