Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening then diminishing to light early Tuesday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 15 early Tuesday afternoon and to southerly 15 to 25 late Tuesday afternoon.

Showers and flurries ending early this evening. Showers beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 27 February 2017
Wednesday Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots backing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 27 February 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary low located over the Gulf
of Alaska.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to Haida Gwaii.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday trough from low located from the Gulf of
Alaska to BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:49 PM PST 27 February 2017 A ridge of high pressure will remain west of the offshore waters.
A trough of low pressure will develop from the Gulf of Alaska to
Haida Gwaii tonight. The trough will move into the BC Interior
Tuesday afternoon.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over West Coast Vancouver
Island North will ease this evening.

Ahead of the trough, strong to gale force southeasterly winds will
develop early Tuesday morning. In the wake of the trough, winds will
become strong to gale force northwesterly over the northern and
central waters and the west coast of Vancouver Island later on
Tuesday.

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