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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 May 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 near midnight then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Saturday evening.

Showers ending this afternoon. Rain overnight and Saturday.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 May 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 07 May 2021
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25 in the morning then becoming northwest 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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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 4:00 AM PDT 7 May 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening low 1004 mb located over
northeastern Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening low 1010 mb located near Langara.

At 1:00 a.m. PDT Saturday intensifying trough located west of
Haida Gwaii.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PDT 7 May 2021 A low over Northeastern Bowie will move eastward today and dissipate
over the Southern Alaskan Panhandle this afternoon. Strong
southeasterlies ahead of the low will shift to strong to gale force
northwesterly in its wake. Winds will gradually weaken this afternoon
as the low dissipates and a weak ridge builds behind the low.

A trough in a north to south line will move over Haida Gwaii early
Saturday morning and onto the North Coast in the afternoon. Strong to
locally gale force southeast winds will develop over the northern and
central waters ahead of the trough.

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