Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

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.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2015
Wednesday Wind light.
Thursday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 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 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
BC interior.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 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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