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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 February 2023

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots today tonight and Thursday.

Rain changing to showers near noon and ending this evening. Rain Thursday. Visibility 1 mile or less in rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 01 February 2023
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 late in the day.

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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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 1 February 2023 Today Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 a.m. PST today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing trough located on a line east-west
over Langara.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located off Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Thursday frontal system located on a line
north-south over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:48 AM PST 1 February 2023 Southeast gales will persist along the Central Coast today as a
trough of low pressure sweeps across Haida Gwaii. Storm force
southeasterlies over Eastern Queen Charlotte Sound will ease later
this morning.

An approaching frontal system will track northeastwards across the
offshore waters tonight and Haida Gwaii on Thursday. Ahead of the
front, southeast gales will develop over southern and central waters
this evening and then northern waters overnight. The southeast gales
will continue through Thursday and increase to storm force from
Hecate Strait - south to the headlands of North Vancouver Island.

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