Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PST 02 March 2015
Today Tonight and Tuesday
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots veering to northeast 15 to 25 this evening except northeast 30 south of Tsawwassen. Wind diminishing to light near noon Tuesday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 2 March 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located off Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Bowie.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:20 AM PST 2 March 2015 A ridge of high pressure just off Bowie will move slowly eastward as
it builds. This ridge will result in strong to marginal gale force
northerly winds over parts of central waters today and this evening.
A weak inverted trough near Tofino serves to protect West Coast
Vancouver Island South from the northerly flow.
Another ridge of high pressure building in the British Columbia
Interior will push strong to marginal gale force outflow winds
through the mainland inlets and valleys today and tonight.
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