Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015
Tonight and Wednesday
Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to westerly 15 to 20 this evening then diminishing to westerly 5 to 15 early Wednesday morning. Wind increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.
A few showers with a risk of thunderstorms.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 1002 mb located 200 miles southwest of
the Alaska panhandle.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday weakening low 1012 mb located over the
northern Alaska panhandle.
At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
By 10:00 p.m. PDT tonight departing trough located over the
At 8:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday building ridge located on a line
north-south over Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday ridge located over Cape Scott.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:56 PM PDT 31 March 2015 Moderate to strong westerlies will prevail over the South Coast
tonight. Marginal westerly gales are expected this evening through
Juan de Fuca Strait. Meanwhile westerly gales are expected over
Northern Bowie tonight as a low pressure centre heads towards the
On Wednesday, winds will ease over most areas as a ridge of high
pressure builds along the coast. Strong to gale force southerlies
will develop over the northern offshore waters by Wednesday afternoon
as the next trough approaches.
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