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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 November 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots increasing to south 25 to 35 late overnight then becoming southwest 20 to 30 near noon Tuesday.

Showers changing to rain near midnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 November 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 2 to 3 metres building to 3 to 5 early Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 29 November 2021
Wednesday Wind southwest 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 25 to 35 late in the day.
Thursday Wind northwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to northwest 15 to 25.
Friday Wind north 15 knots veering to east 10 to 20.

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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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Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 4:00 PM PST 29 November 2021

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. 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 29 November 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 1:00 a.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located over the Central
Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday low 982 mb located west of Bowie.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Tuesday departing low 979 mb located over the
Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PST 29 November 2021 A frontal system over Bowie will move over the North Coast this
evening. Gale to local storm force southerly winds will spread across
the northern and central waters tonight.

A low centre will track north of Haida Gwaii and move onto the Alaska
Panhandle Tuesday morning. Winds will shift to gale to storm force
westerly across the northern and central waters, as well as the
southern offshore waters. Strong to gale force southeasterly winds
are expected over the inner South Coast Tuesday.

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