Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 November 2018

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind west 10 knots becoming light early this morning then becoming southeast 10 after midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Fog patches dissipating near noon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 19 November 2018
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Friday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 19 November 2018 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over southern
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday frontal system located on a line
north-south over the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 AM PST 19 November 2018 A frontal system just west of Bowie this morning will move gradually
eastward today and Tuesday, reaching the Central Coast on Tuesday
afternoon.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies over Bowie will spread to all
the northern and central waters, and near Northern Vancouver Island,
later this morning and this afternoon. The strong to gale force
southeasterlies will become confined to the Central Coast and
Northern Vancouver Island by Tuesday afternoon.

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