Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 early this morning and to light early this evening. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 late overnight.

Periods of rain beginning early this morning and ending this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 07 February 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 7 February 2016 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PST 7 February 2016 A frontal system will stay on a line northeast-southwest near
Haida Gwaii today. The system will slowly shift northwestward
Tonight and will reach Northern Bowie by Monday morning. It
Will arrive the Gulf of Alaska by Monday afternoon. Associated with
the front, gale to storm force southerly or southeasterly winds will
prevail over most northern and central waters today through Monday.

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