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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2021

Today Tonight and Wednesday.

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 15 knots near noon and to southeast 15 to 25 late this afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday morning then diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 Wednesday afternoon.

Showers ending early this morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM 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 - 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 AM PST 2 March 2021 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PST today cold front located over Hecate Strait.
By 4:00 p.m. PST today weakening cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PST Wednesday deepening trough located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday trough located over southern Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:01 AM PST 2 March 2021 A cold front tracking across Hecate Strait will slide south along the
mainland coast to lie over North Vancouver Island this afternoon.
Ahead of the front, southerly gales have developed over Bowie, and
spread to northern and central waters tonight. In its wake, winds
will shift to strong to gale force westerlies which will ease
tonight.

A trough of low pressure will approach the offshore waters on
Wednesday. Ahead of the trough, strong to gale force southwesterly
winds will develop over the central waters and North Vancouver
Island.

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