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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2019

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots except southeast 50 near the headlands. Wind becoming southwest 20 to 30 late this morning then diminishing to south 10 to 20 this afternoon. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 30 this evening and to southeast 30 to 40 near midnight except southeast 50 near the headlands. Wind becoming southeast 40 to 50 early Wednesday morning except southeast 60 near the headlands. Wind diminishing to southwest 20 to 30 Wednesday evening.

Rain this morning and overnight and Wednesday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 10 December 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 3 to 4 metres building to 4 to 6 late overnight and to 7 near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 10 December 2019
Thursday Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 to 30 knots 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 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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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PST 10 December 2019

'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 10 December 2019 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over the North Coast.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over western Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Wednesday frontal system located west of Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 PM PST 10 December 2019 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters this evening
And move onto North Coast late Wednesday. Widespread southeast gales
will develop over northern and central waters this evening and
increase to southeast storm force near midnight.

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