Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 06 February 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 early this evening then diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 late overnight. Wind diminishing to light Sunday evening.

Periods of rain beginning early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 06 February 2016
Monday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 15.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 6 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PST Sunday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the South Coast.
By 5:00 a.m. PST Sunday ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 PM PST 6 February 2016 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters this afternoon.
The system will move eastward to Bowie by Sunday morning and will
reach the North Coast by Sunday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale
to storm force southeasterly winds will prevail over northern and
central waters later today through Sunday.

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