Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 PM PST 25 February 2018
Tonight and Monday.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to easterly 5 to 10 late overnight. Wind easterly 5 to 10 Monday.
A few showers ending early this evening.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 PM PST 25 February 2018 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located west of the offshore
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:58 PM PST 25 February 2018 A ridge of high pressure offshore has generated gale force
northwesterlies through most BC waters. These winds will weaken to
strong to gale force this evening.
Another cold front will approach Bowie Monday morning. The front
Will move southeastward to Haida Gwaii Monday afternoon. Southerly
gales will develop over the northern waters on Monday ahead of the
front. Westerly or northwesterly gales will prevail in its wake.
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