Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 February 2015
Today Tonight and Monday
Wind light increasing to southeast 15 to 20 knots this morning then veering to southerly 5 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind becoming light this evening then increasing to east 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to easterly 15 to 20 Monday morning then backing to northerly 5 to 15 near noon Monday. Wind becoming light Monday afternoon.
Rain ending late this afternoon. Rain beginning Monday morning.
There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 1 February 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over western Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Hecate Strait.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over northern BC interior.
At noon PST today trough located on a line east-west over Haida
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing trough located over northern Bowie.
At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday frontal system located over western Queen
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:51 AM PST 1 February 2015 A Pacific frontal system over Western Queen Charlotte Sound will move
over the North Coast this morning. Ahead of the system, strong to
gale force southeasterlies can be expected over the central and
northern waters. Winds will shift to strong to gale southwesterlies
in the wake of the front.
In addition, gale force northeasterly outflow winds will continue
near Portland Inlet and Douglas Channel through Monday.
Another frontal system will move over Queen Charlotte Sound Monday
morning from the southwest. Strong to gale force southeasterlies can
be expected ahead of this system over most waters tonight.
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