Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 March 2023
Today Tonight and Saturday.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 15 late this afternoon then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing to light early Saturday morning.
Showers ending this evening. Showers Saturday.
Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 March 2023
Sunday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots in the morning.
Monday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PDT 24 March 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday By 10:30 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of
the offshore waters.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT today weakening trough located over BC interior.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:26 AM PDT 24 March 2023 A ridge over the Pacific will continue to maintain strong to gale
force northwesterly winds today and tonight across most outer coastal
and offshore waters. Westerly gales will develop in Juan de Fuca
strait this afternoon and ease tonight.
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