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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 January 2020

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 this evening and to southerly 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind southerly 15 to 25 Thursday.

Rain changing to showers Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 metres subsiding to 3 near midnight then building to 4 Thursday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 22 January 2020
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to south 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.

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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
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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PST 22 January 2020

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. 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 10:30 AM PST 22 January 2020 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located near Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located from Haida Gwaii
to Tofino.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday cold front located from the Central
Coast to Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday weakening cold front located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PST 22 January 2020 A frontal system over the offshore waters this morning will move
eastward and lie across Queen Charlotte Sound by the afternoon. The
system will cross the North Coast tonight. Gale to local storm force
southeasterlies ahead of the front will shift to strong to gale force
southwestly in its wake.

The trailing cold front will lie across the Central Coast Thursday
morning and move across the South Coast Thursday afternoon. Strong to
gale force southeasterlies will persist ahead of the front then ease
to moderate to strong southerlies in its wake.

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