Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 08 February 2016

Tonight and Tuesday

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early Tuesday morning then becoming southeast 5 to 15 Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 08 February 2016
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 20.
Friday Wind southeast 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 8 February 2016 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low 1002 mb located over the
Gulf of Alaska.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 972 mb located west of the offshore
waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:24 PM PST 8 February 2016 A ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will produce gale force
northerly outflow winds over Howe Sound and Douglas Channel tonight
through Tuesday morning.

A 971 MB low will develop and track west of the offshore waters on
Tuesday. Ahead of the low gale force easterly or southeasterly
Winds will develop over the offshore, northern, and central waters
beginning by Tuesday morning.

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