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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2020

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 this evening except light near the coast south of Tofino. Wind becoming northwest 15 early Thursday morning except southeast 5 to 15 near the coast south of Tofino. Wind diminishing to light near noon Thursday then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 Thursday evening.

Waves

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2020
Today Tonight and Thursday. Seas 2 to 3 metres subsiding to 1 to 2 Thursday morning and to 1 Thursday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 21 October 2020
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming northerly 25 to 35 in the afternoon then diminishing to northeast 10 to 20 late in the day.
Saturday Wind northeast 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind east 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
Ice Conditions

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 21 October 2020 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located west of the offshore waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located over Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary trough located from the
North Coast to the South Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Thursday approaching frontal system located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 PM PDT 21 October 2020 An approaching frontal system will produce strong to gale force
southerly winds over the offshore waters on Thursday.

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