Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Wind light increasing to east 10 to 15 knots late overnight and to northwest 15 to 20 near noon Sunday except easterly 10 to 15 near the mainland coast Sunday evening.

A few showers or flurries ending Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2017
Monday Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning then becoming northwest 5 to 15 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 25 February 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary high 1045 mb located at
50N 155W.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today deepening low 1011 mb located over the
North Coast.
By 7:00 a.m. PST Sunday departing low 1002 mb located off the
Washington Coast.

At 7:00 a.m. PST Sunday quasi-stationary trough from low located
from the Washington Coast to the North Coast.

At 10:00 p.m. PST tonight building ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 PM PST 25 February 2017 A 1045 millibar high will remain well outside the offshore waters. A
low pressure centre over the North Coast will deepen as it moves
southeastward along the coast tonight. The low will deepen to about
1008 millibars as it reaches Cape Scott later this evening and to
1002 millibars by Sunday morning as it moves southward off the
Washington coast.

Widespread northerly gales will continue over most northern waters
and will spread to the waters off the west coast of Vancouver Island
tonight. In addition, strong to gale force northeast outflow winds
will develop through the Northern Mainland inlets tonight.

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