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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots except southeast 35 to 45 near the headlands. Wind becoming southeast 35 to 45 early Thursday morning except southeast 55 near the headlands. Wind becoming southerly 25 to 35 Thursday evening except southeast 35 to 45 near the headlands.

Rain tonight and Thursday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 4 to 6 metres subsiding to 5 near midnight then building to 6 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 December 2020
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 40 to 50 in the morning.
Saturday Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots increasing to southeast 35 to 45 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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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 4:00 PM PST 02 December 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 4:00 PM PST 2 December 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line north-south over Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over southern
BC interior.

At 6:00 a.m. PST Thursday low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday low located west of Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PST 2 December 2020 A frontal system stretched from the North Coast to Northern Vancouver
Island will stall tonight. The front will continue to generate gale
to storm force southeasterlies tonight and Thursday.

On Thursday, an area of low pressure will approach central waters and
should reach Haida Gwaii by Thursday evening. Gale to storm force
southerlies are expected in the vicinity of this area of low
pressure.

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