Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 26 February 2017

Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15 near midnight then increasing to northwest 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 26 February 2017
Tuesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind southwesterly 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots diminishing to southerly 15 to 25 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 26 February 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary high 1043 mb located at
49N 156W.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight trough from low located from the Washington
Coast to the North Coast.
By midnight PST Monday trough located from the West Entrance of
Juan de Fuca Strait to the Central Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PST 26 February 2017 A 1043 millibar high will remain well outside the offshore waters. A
trough remains stationary along the B.C. coast.

Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over outer waters including
Western Queen Charlotte Sound will briefly ease Monday afternoon.
Winds will rise again to gale force northwesterly Monday overnight.

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