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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 26 January 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to east 10 to 15 late overnight except southeast 15 to 20 near Vancouver Island near noon Wednesday. Wind diminishing to light Wednesday evening.

Showers ending this afternoon. Showers overnight and Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 26 January 2021
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

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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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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 26 January 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located over western Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM PST 26 January 2021 A frontal system over Western Explorer this morning will stall over
Explorer in a northwest to southeast line this afternoon then weaken
tonight. Ahead of the front, winds will increase to gale to storm
force southeast this morning over the southern waters.

A ridge of high pressure will stall over BC Interior for the next few
days. Strong to gale force outflow winds will prevail through the
mainland inlets of BC coast.

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