Marine Forecasts for the Pacific waters


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FQCN13 CWVR 181830
Marine forecasts for Pacific waters issued by Environment Canada at
10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday 18 December 2018 for today tonight and
Wednesday.
The next scheduled forecast will be issued at 4:00 p.m. PST.

Fog implies visibility less than 1 mile.

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo.
Wind southeast 20 knots veering to southwest 5 to 15 early this
 evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind
 diminishing to light early Wednesday morning then becoming southeast
 5 to 15 Wednesday evening. Showers today and tonight.

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo.
Wind south 10 to 20 knots backing to east 15 Wednesday evening.
 Showers.

Howe Sound.
Wind northerly outflow 10 to 20 knots becoming southerly inflow 10 to
 20 near noon then becoming variable 5 to 15 early Wednesday morning.
 Wind becoming northerly outflow 15 Wednesday evening. Showers
 changing to rain Wednesday evening. Visibility as low as 1 mile in
 rain.

Haro Strait.
Wind southwest 15 knots except southwest 25 over southern sections
 this evening. Wind becoming southeast 5 to 15 early Wednesday
 morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 25 Wednesday evening.
 Showers today and tonight.

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 near noon
 then increasing to southwest 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind
 diminishing to southwest 15 late this evening and to light Wednesday
 morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.
 Showers today and tonight.

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait.
Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots increasing to westerly 30 early this
 evening then diminishing to variable 5 to 15 near noon Wednesday.
 Wind increasing to east 15 to 25 Wednesday evening. Periods of rain
 with a risk of thunderstorms changing to showers near midnight and
 ending early Wednesday morning. Rain beginning Wednesday evening.

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance.
Wind southwest 20 knots increasing to southwest 30 this evening then
 diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing
 to light early Wednesday morning then becoming east 15 Wednesday
 evening. Periods of rain ending near noon Wednesday. Rain beginning
 Wednesday evening.

Johnstone Strait
Queen Charlotte Strait.
Wind southeast 20 knots diminishing to southeast 15 this afternoon
 then becoming variable 5 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to
 east 20 near noon Wednesday then diminishing to east 15 Wednesday
 evening. Periods of rain ending Wednesday afternoon.

West Coast Vancouver Island North.
Wind southwest 30 knots except southeast 30 near the coast. Wind
 diminishing to northwest 25 late this evening and to variable 10 to
 15 late overnight except southwest 25 near the headlands near noon
 Wednesday. Periods of rain ending after midnight with a risk of
 thunderstorms. Rain beginning Wednesday evening. Visibility as low
 as 1 mile in rain.

West Coast Vancouver Island South.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southwest 25 to 35 early
 this evening then diminishing to northwest 20 near midnight. Wind
 diminishing to light early Wednesday morning then increasing to
 southeast 15 to 25 Wednesday evening. Periods of rain ending late
 overnight with a risk of thunderstorms. Rain beginning Wednesday
 evening. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Queen Charlotte Sound.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 near
 midnight and to west 5 to 15 Wednesday morning. Wind becoming light
 Wednesday afternoon. Periods of rain ending after midnight with a
 risk of thunderstorms. Showers Wednesday morning and showers
 beginning Wednesday evening.

Central Coast from McInnes Island to Pine Island.
Wind south 30 knots veering to westerly 15 to 25 near midnight then
 becoming southeast 15 near noon Wednesday. Wind becoming variable 5
 to 15 Wednesday evening. Periods of rain with a risk of
 thunderstorms today and this evening changing to showers Wednesday
 morning and ending Wednesday afternoon.

Hecate Strait.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 35 to 45 knots diminishing to south 25 near noon then
 veering to westerly 15 to 25 early this evening. Wind diminishing to
 light early Wednesday morning then increasing to westerly 15 to 25
 Wednesday afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 Wednesday
 evening. Periods of rain changing to showers early this evening and
 ending Wednesday evening. Risk of thunderstorms today and tonight.

Dixon Entrance East.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 30 to 35 knots diminishing to south 20 to 30 early this
 afternoon then veering to west 20 to 30 this evening. Wind
 diminishing to west 15 Wednesday morning then backing to south 15
 near noon Wednesday. Showers.

Dixon Entrance West - west of Langara.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 25 to 35 knots veering to west 35 to 40 this afternoon
 then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 early Wednesday morning.
 Showers ending near midnight.

Dixon Entrance West - east of Langara.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind south 35 to 40 knots veering to west 25 to 35 early this evening
 then diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind
 southwest 15 to 25 Wednesday. Showers ending near midnight.

West Coast Haida Gwaii.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 30 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 near
 midnight. Wind westerly 15 to 25 Wednesday. Showers ending early
 Wednesday morning. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.

Douglas Channel.
Wind light increasing to southwesterly inflow 10 to 20 knots early
 this evening then diminishing to light Wednesday morning. Wind
 increasing to northeasterly outflow 10 to 20 Wednesday evening.
 Periods of rain.

Bowie - northern half.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind west 20 to 30 knots increasing to west 35 to 45 near noon then
 diminishing to west 25 to 35 near midnight. Wind diminishing to
 westerly 15 to 25 Wednesday afternoon. Showers. Risk of
 thunderstorms today.

Bowie - southern half.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind westerly 25 to 35 knots diminishing to westerly 15 to 25 after
 midnight. Wind westerly 15 to 25 Wednesday. Showers ending Wednesday
 afternoon. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.

Explorer - northwestern half.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 30 to 40 knots veering to northwest 25 to 35 early
 this afternoon except southwest 35 to 45 over southern sections.
 Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 this evening then diminishing to
 variable 5 to 15 Wednesday morning. Periods of rain ending near noon
 Wednesday. Risk of thunderstorms today and this evening.

Explorer - southeastern half.
Gale warning in effect.
Wind southwest 35 to 45 knots diminishing to westerly 25 late this
 evening and to westerly 15 after midnight. Wind becoming variable 5
 to 15 early Wednesday morning then increasing to east 35 to 45
 Wednesday evening. Periods of rain ending early Wednesday morning
 with a risk of thunderstorms. Rain beginning Wednesday afternoon.
 Visibility as low as 1 mile in rain.

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