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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 July 2024

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 5 to 15 knots early this evening then becoming southeast 10 to 20 late overnight. Wind southeast 10 to 20 Thursday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 17 July 2024
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light late in the day.
Sunday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light.

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Map of Pacific - Georgia Basin marine weather areas Sentry Shoal - 46131 Halibut Bank - 46146 La Perouse Bank - 46206 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 Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 17 July 2024 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday weakening trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PDT 17 July 2024 A trough of low pressure over Bowie this morning will move eastwards
today while weakening and reach Haida Gwaii overnight. Strong to gale
force southeasterly winds can be expected ahead of the trough today
over west coast Haida Gwaii. Winds will shift to strong northerly
In its wake.

A ridge of high pressure off Vancouver Island will result in strong
to gale force westerly winds through Juan de Fuca Strait this
evening.

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