Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo
Issued 08:04 AM PST 02 March 2021
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind southwest 5 to 15 knots backing to southeast 10 to 15 near noon then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 early Wednesday morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PST Wednesday deepening trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday trough located over southern Haida Gwaii.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:06 AM PST 2 March 2021 A cold front tracking across Queen Charlotte Sound this morning will
slide south to lie over North Vancouver Island this afternoon.
Ahead of the front, southerly gales have developed over the northern
and central waters. In its wake, winds will shift to strong to gale
force westerlies which will ease tonight.
A trough of low pressure will approach the offshore waters on
Wednesday. Ahead of the trough, strong to gale force southwesterly
winds will develop over the central waters and North Vancouver
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