Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 February 2019

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots veering to northerly 5 to 15 early this morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 early this afternoon. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 near midnight except northeast 20 south of Tsawwassen overnight. Wind becoming light Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 20 February 2019
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 20 February 2019 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over eastern Pacific Ocean.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight weakening ridge located over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Thursday frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:38 AM PST 20 February 2019 A ridge of high pressure over the Eastern Pacific will continue to
generate northwesterly gales across the outer waters today.
These gales will diminish tonight as the ridge weakens.

On Thursday, a frontal system will move across Bowie and spread
southerly gales to the northern waters. Winds will become gale force
westerlies in the wake of the system.

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