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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 October 2023

Tonight and Thursday.

Wind light increasing to northwest 5 to 15 knots near noon Thursday and to northwest 15 to 20 Thursday evening.

Periods of drizzle overnight and Thursday morning. Fog patches forming late overnight and dissipating Thursday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 04 October 2023
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Saturday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots late in the day.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late in the day.

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Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 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 Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 4 October 2023 Tonight and Thursday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today warm front located on a line
northwest-southeast over Langara.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday departing warm front located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Alaska panhandle.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT today building ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday quasi-stationary ridge located from
Explorer to BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Thursday approaching cold front located west
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:41 PM PDT 4 October 2023 Winds will increase to strong to gale force southwesterly over the
northern half of Bowie on Thursday afternoon as a cold front
approaches the northern offshore waters.

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