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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 26 January 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northeasterly 10 to 20 knots becoming northeast 10 to 20 early Wednesday morning except light south of the Brooks Peninsula.

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Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 5 metres subsiding to 3 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 January 2021
Thursday Wind northerly 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 30 to 40.
Saturday Wind southeast 35 knots diminishing to south 20 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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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 26 January 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low located over Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday low located off the Washington Coast.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday intensifying trough located from the
Alaska panhandle to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:07 PM PST 26 January 2021 A low pressure system over Explorer will gradually weaken tonight
before exiting the region Wednesday afternoon. Ahead of the low, gale
to storm force southeasterlies over southern waters will ease
overnight.

A trough of low pressure will develop from the Alaskan Panhandle to
Explorer on Wednesday. Northerly gales will develop over Bowie early
Wednesday morning and ease in the afternoon.

Additionally, a ridge of high pressure will remain over the BC
Interior for a few days. Strong to gale force outflow winds
Will prevail through the mainland inlets of the BC coasts.

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