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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 February 2024

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots except southwest 20 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming northwest 20 to 30 near noon then diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 late this afternoon. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 this evening then becoming northwest 10 to 20 early Monday morning. Wind becoming northwest 15 to 25 Monday afternoon then becoming northwest 20 to 30 Monday evening.

Showers ending near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 February 2024
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20.
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 February 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today trough located on a line northeast-southwest
over central Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today departing low located over the North Coast.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over the North Coast.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday trough located on a line north-south over
the Central Coast.

At 9:00 p.m. PST Monday approaching frontal system located over
northwestern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:17 AM PST 25 February 2024 A trough of low pressure over Central Vancouver Island will track
towards the Southern BC Interior today. The trough will spread strong
to gale force westerly or northwesterly winds to parts of the
southern waters this afternoon then easing this evening.

Also, another trough of low pressure north of Haida Gwaii will track
towards the Central BC Interior today. Gale to storm force
northwesterly winds will continue over the northern, central, and
offshore waters today, tonight, and Monday. Strong to gale force
northwesterly winds will also develop over parts of the southern
waters, and Explorer Monday morning.

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