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Marine Forecast

Issued 07:06 AM PST 02 March 2024

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind northwesterly 15 to 25 knots except southeast 20 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait. Wind becoming westerly 15 to 25 late this morning then diminishing to west 5 to 15 early this afternoon. Wind becoming light late this afternoon except southeast 20 to 25 near the mouth of Juan de Fuca Strait overnight. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 20 early Sunday morning then increasing to northwest 20 to 30 Sunday afternoon.

Flurries or showers becoming showers near noon and ending overnight.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday. Seas 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Sunday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2024
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 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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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening low located over southern Explorer.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening low located over southern
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday low located over southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 AM PST 2 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad low pressure
system offshore will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel and Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
today and Sunday.

An area of low pressure approaching Southern Vancouver Island will
produce strong to marginal gale force easterly winds to Haro Strait
and Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance this morning then ease
midday.

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