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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 2020

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 overnight then becoming light Wednesday morning.

Showers ending near noon Wednesday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 March 2020
Thursday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind light becoming southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 31 March 2020 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over western Queen Charlotte
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight departing low located southwest of Tofino.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:36 AM PDT 31 March 2020 A low pressure centre over Western Queen Charlotte Sound tracking
southward will lie southwest of Tofino tonight before exiting the
region overnight. West of the low, strong to gale force
northwesterlies over Explorer will ease overnight.

Additionally, a ridge of high pressure over the BC Interior will
continue to give gale force outflow winds near mainland inlets of
The North and Central Coasts today before easing tonight.

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