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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 March 2021

Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming light Wednesday evening.

Showers ending this evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 02 March 2021
Thursday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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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
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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 2 March 2021 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PST today cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over the Central Coast.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Wednesday deepening trough located over Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday trough located over southern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:37 PM PST 2 March 2021 A weakening cold front located over the Central Coast this afternoon
will slide south to lie over North Vancouver Island early this
evening. Ahead of the front, southerly gales are expected. In its
wake, winds will shift to strong to gale force westerlies which will
ease this evening.

A trough of low pressure west of the offshore waters tonight will
approach Haida Gwaii on Wednesday. Ahead of the trough, strong to
gale force southerly winds will develop over most waters overnight
and on Wednesday.

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