Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 30 April 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 30 April 2016
Monday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal 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 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 Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Powell River Airport Sechelt Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Int'l Airport West Vancouver Port Alberni Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Squamish Airport
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 30 April 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over northern Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday trough located off Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:04 PM PDT 30 April 2016 A ridge of high pressure on a north to south line over Northern
Vancouver Island will gradually dissipate Sunday. Meanwhile, a
frontal system on a north to south line over Hecate Strait will
weaken overnight. Gale force southeast winds over the far north will
slowly ease tonight as the front weakens but southeast gales will
persist through Sunday afternoon over Northern Hecate Strait and the
eastern portions of Dixon Entrance.

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