Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 26 February 2015

Tonight and Friday

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 after midnight then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 early Friday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 20 to 25 Friday afternoon.

Periods of rain ending late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 February 2015
Saturday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming light.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 26 February 2015 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over northern BC interior.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Friday ridge located over BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 1010 mb located near Tofino.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Friday departing low 1007 mb located south of
Cape Flattery.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:28 PM PST 26 February 2015 A ridge of high pressure over the B.C. Interior will bring strong to
gale force northeasterly outflow winds near the mainland inlets of
the North Coast through Friday.

A low pressure centre near Tofino will reach the Washington
Central Coast Friday morning. In the wake of the low, strong to
Gale force north to northeasterly winds will develop Friday morning
over the offshore waters and the central and northern waters. Also, a
marginal gale force outflow from the Fraser Valley will develop
Friday night.

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