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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 08 December 2022

Today Tonight and Friday.

Storm warning in effect.

Wind west 20 knots except west 10 to 20 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Wind becoming southwest 20 near midnight then increasing to southeast 25 to 35 Friday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 35 to 45 near noon Friday then diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 Friday evening except southeast 40 to 50 south of the Brooks Peninsula.

Scattered showers with a risk of thunderstorms today changing to rain Friday morning.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2022
Today Tonight and Friday. Seas 5 to 7 metres except 3 to 5 south of the Brooks Peninsula. Seas subsiding to 5 early this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 December 2022
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming north 20 to 30 in the morning.
Sunday Wind north 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind north 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.

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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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Storm warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island North

Issued 10:30 AM PST 08 December 2022

'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 8 December 2022 Today Tonight and Friday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening low located west of the Alaska
panhandle.

At 10:00 a.m. PST Friday intensifying low 990 mb located west
of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Friday low 982 mb located over southwestern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PST 8 December 2022 A low located over the Gulf of Alaska will approach the Alaskan
Panhandle and maintain gale force westerlies over Bowie today.

On Friday, an intensifying low will move into Southwestern Explorer.
Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop ahead of the low
over parts of the southern and central waters. Southeasterly to
easterly gale force winds will spread into the inner waters of the
South Coast late Friday afternoon.

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