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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2023

Today Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots veering to northeast 10 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Periods of drizzle and fog patches ending early this morning. Periods of drizzle tonight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 27 January 2023
Sunday Wind northeast 15 to 25 knots becoming northeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 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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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 27 January 2023 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PST today departing trough located over southern
Vancouver Island.

At 10:00 a.m. PST today building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 10:00 a.m. PST Saturday building ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
north-south over the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 AM PST 27 January 2023 A trough over Southern Vancouver Island this morning will continue to
move southward. Meanwhile, a ridge of high pressure will remain
offshore. Strong to gale force northerly winds will prevail between
these two features, over most outer coastal waters and Explorer.

A strong ridge of high pressure will build over the BC Interior
tonight and Saturday. Strong to gale force outflow winds will develop
in the mainland inlets tonight and are expected to strengthen to
Gale to storm force outflow on Saturday as the ridge builds.

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