Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 February 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 late this evening then veering to south 15 to 20 near noon Sunday.

Rain ending late this evening. Rain beginning early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 13 February 2016
Monday Wind light increasing to southeast 20 to 30 knots in the morning.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 13 February 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over the Mainland

At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1000 mb located over southern Hecate

At midnight PST tonight ridge located over the Mainland Coast.

At noon PST Sunday low 992 mb located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PST 13 February 2016 A frontal system over Haida Gwaii will move onto the mainland coast
this evening. Gale to storm force southeasterly winds ahead of the
front will diminish early this evening after the front passes.
Westerly gales over central waters in the wake of the front will ease

A low pressure system moving into Northern Bowie Sunday morning will
bring another bout of gales over northern and central waters.

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