Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 February 2018

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming light this evening except northeast 15 to 25 south of Tsawwassen overnight and Thursday morning.

Chance of flurries late this afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 21 February 2018
Friday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 late in the day.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to northwest 15 to 25.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


No watches or warnings in effect.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 21 February 2018 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1023 mb located over Vancouver Island.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight departing low located over the Washington

At 4:00 p.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over Pacific

At 10:00 p.m. PST Thursday approaching frontal system located off
the Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:52 PM PST 21 February 2018 A low pressure system over Vancouver Island will move south to
The Washington coast tonight. Marginal gale force northerly winds
Can be expected for Southwest Queen Charlotte Sound, west coast of
Vancouver Island and Southern Explorer as the low progresses this

Late Thursday, a frontal system will start to push into Bowie from
the northwest bringing gale force northwesterly winds.

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