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Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 14 May 2021

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots except northwest 25 to 35 northwest of Estevan Point today and tonight and northwest 30 northwest of Estevan Point Saturday.

Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Waves

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 May 2021
Today Tonight and Saturday. Seas 2 to 3 metres.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 14 May 2021
Sunday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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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
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Gale warning in effect

West Coast Vancouver Island South

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 14 May 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 10:30 AM PDT 14 May 2021 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located from the
Central Coast to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:14 AM PDT 14 May 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Haida Gwaii will slowly move eastward
today and lie over the Central Coast by this afternoon. Ahead of the
ridge, gale force northwesterlies will persist over west coast
Vancouver Island and spread to Johnstone Strait this afternoon.
The gales will gradually ease to strong northwesterly overnight.

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