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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 November 2019

Today Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to west 10 to 20 this afternoon except southeast 10 to 20 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening then increasing to south 15 to 25 after midnight except variable 5 to 15 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming south 20 to 30 near noon Friday.

Showers this afternoon. Rain Friday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 November 2019
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 3 metres building to 4 late this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 November 2019
Saturday Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to west 25 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind northwest 25 knots.
Monday Wind southwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 25.

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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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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 21 November 2019 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over the
South Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing frontal system located over the
North Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 1001 mb located southwest of Haida
Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing low 1003 mb located over Prince
Rupert.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Friday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:21 AM PST 21 November 2019 A Pacific front just west of Haida Gwaii will move across the north
and central coasts by late this afternoon. A 1001 MB low behind this
front will move across Central Haida Gwaii early this afternoon and
then across northern sections of Hecate Strait late this afternoon.

Southeast gales over Southwest Haida Gwaii and along the British
Columbia Coast from Dixon Entrance East to the Central Coast will
shift to gale force westerlies in the wake of the front and the low.

Winds will diminish to strong southwesterly this evening then
increase to southerly gales again overnight and Friday for central
and northern waters in advance of the next frontal system.

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