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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 February 2024

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots except southwest 25 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming southwest 10 to 20 early this evening then backing to southeast 15 to 25 Thursday morning.

Showers ending this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 28 February 2024
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 20 in the morning then becoming southeast 10 late in the day.
Saturday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Sunday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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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 Georgia Strait - 46303 English Bay – 46304 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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 28 February 2024 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located over southern Vancouver
Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing cold front located over the
South Coast.

By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough located over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 PM PST 28 February 2024 A cold front will track across the Southern Strait of Georgia this
evening. Gale force inflow winds in Howe Sound generated by the front
will ease this evening as the front passes.

For the inner South Coast waters, strong southerlies will weaken with
the passage of the front this evening.

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