Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2019

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming northeast 10 near midnight. Wind increasing to northerly 10 to 15 late overnight except northwest 15 near Vancouver Island. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 Sunday morning.

Showers or flurries ending overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 23 February 2019
Monday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeasterly 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind northeasterly 15 to 25 knots veering to southeast 15 to 25.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
Ice Conditions

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 23 February 2019 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low 1010 mb located over southern Hecate
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening low 1014 mb located southwest of
Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern BC
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located over BC

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM PST 23 February 2019 A ridge of high pressure over the Northern BC Interior this morning
will extend to Southern BC Interior tonight. Strong outflow winds
through the mainland inlets of the North Coast will strengthen to
gale force today and spread to the South Coast overnight.

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