Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 31 March 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind westerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 20 late Wednesday afternoon.

A few showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 March 2015
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then increasing to southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 30 knots veering to southwest 15 to 25.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

No watches or warnings in effect.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 1 April 2015 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located over Cape Scott.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today cold front located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Thursday cold front located over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:44 AM PDT 1 April 2015 A cold front will approach offshore waters this afternoon. The
Cold front will move eastwards towards the North and Central Coasts
tonight.

Gale force southerlies will develop over the Bowie later this
afternoon and across northern and central waters tonight. Gale
Force southerlies will develop over Hecate Strait early Thursday
morning.

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