Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2018
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 early this morning then diminishing to light early this afternoon. Wind increasing to southerly 15 to 25 early this evening then veering to westerly 20 to 30 late overnight. Wind diminishing to westerly 15 to 20 Sunday afternoon.
Chance of showers tonight and Sunday.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 24 February 2018 Today Tonight and Sunday By 4:00 a.m. PST today departing low 1010 mb located near the
At 4:00 a.m. PST today ridge located over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today departing ridge located over Vancouver
At 4:00 a.m. PST today cold front from 996 mb low located west
By 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front from 984 mb low located on a
line north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:47 AM PST 24 February 2018 A low pressure system near the Lower Mainland will move southward
Out of the South Coast this morning. Associated with the low, gale
force northwesterly winds will continue this morning over parts of
the central and southern waters.
A 996 MB low will develop over the Gulf of Alaska this morning. The
associated cold front located west of Bowie will move southeastward
to Queen Charlotte Sound by late this afternoon. Ahead of the front,
gale to storm force westerly winds will develop this morning over
The northern waters, this afternoon for the central waters, then
This evening for the southern waters. The gale to storm force
northwesterly winds will persist tonight and Sunday over most BC
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