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Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 02 August 2021

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind northwest 25 to 30 knots tonight. Wind northwest 15 to 25 Tuesday.

Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating near noon Tuesday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 02 August 2021
Today Tonight and Tuesday. Seas 1 to 2 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 02 August 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots backing to south 20 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 2 August 2021 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located from the Central Coast
to Explorer.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Tuesday ridge located over northern Vancouver
Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 2 August 2021 A ridge of high pressure west of Vancouver Island and strong daytime
heating over the BC Interior are producing strong to gale force
inflow winds through Juan de Fuca and strong to gale force
northwesterly winds through Johnstone Strait every day in the
Late afternoon and evening. Winds then ease to moderate to strong by
early morning.

On Tuesday, an approaching front will produce strong to gale force
southerly winds over the northern waters.

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