Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 31 January 2015

Today Tonight and Sunday

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots after midnight and to southeast 20 to 25 Sunday morning. Wind diminishing to southwest 5 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

Rain beginning this evening and ending Sunday afternoon. Fog banks dissipating this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 31 January 2015
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind east 10 to 15 knots veering to southeast 20 late in the day.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 31 January 2015 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located off the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern
BC interior.

At noon PST Sunday low 1004 mb located over southern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:20 AM PST 31 January 2015 An approaching Pacific frontal system will move across the offshore
waters today ending up along the coast by early Sunday morning.
Ahead of the system, strong to gale force southeasterlies over the
offshore waters will spread across the central and northern waters
this afternoon. In addition, gale force northeasterly outflow winds
will continue near Portland Inlet through Sunday.

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