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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots except northwest 25 over northwestern sections this evening and southeast 10 to 20 near the coast south of Tofino Wednesday morning and afternoon. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 Wednesday afternoon.

Periods of drizzle ending near noon. Periods of drizzle overnight and Wednesday morning. Periods of drizzle Wednesday evening. Fog.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024
Today Tonight and Wednesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024
Thursday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15 in the morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 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 4:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located from Explorer to the Central
Coast.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over southeastern Explorer.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today low located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over northern
Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday cold front from low located on a line
northeast-southwest over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 16 July 2024 A low pressure system offshore will move into Bowie tonight.
Southeasterly marginal gales will develop ahead of the low, while
northwesterly marginal gales are expected in its wake during the
overnight to early Wednesday morning period.

Late Wednesday afternoon, westerly marginal gales will develop
through Juan de Fuca Strait ahead of the ridge moving into
Southeastern Explorer.

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