Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 February 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind westerly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light late overnight then becoming easterly 5 to 10 Monday morning.

A few showers ending early this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 25 February 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming west 10 to 15 in the morning then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 25 February 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located west of the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over Bowie.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday cold front located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PST 25 February 2018 A cold front has moved across the South Coast this morning. In the
wake of the front, gale to locally storm force northwesterly winds
will weaken to strong to gale force this afternoon.

Another cold front will approach Bowie Monday morning. The front
Will move southeastward to Haida Gwaii Monday afternoon. Southerly
gales will develop over the northern waters on Monday ahead of the
front. Westerly or northwesterly gales will prevail in its wake.

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