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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 February 2021

Today Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 15 knots late this afternoon and to southeast 15 to 25 near midnight. Wind becoming westerly 15 to 25 early Thursday morning.

Showers tonight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 24 February 2021
Friday Wind northwest 15 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 in the morning.
Saturday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25.

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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
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 24 February 2021 Today Tonight and Thursday At 10:30 a.m. PST today weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over the South Coast.

At 10:30 a.m. PST today frontal system located over Bowie.
By 7:00 p.m. PST tonight frontal system located over Hecate Strait.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PST 24 February 2021 A ridge of high pressure over Northern Vancouver Island will weaken
and move over the Southwest BC Interior later this morning. As the
ridge moves eastward, a strong frontal system will approach the North
Coast. Gale to storm force southeast winds will spread eastwards
towards the North and Central Coasts today. A shift to gale to storm
force westerlies will follow as this system passes.

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