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Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 December 2021

Tonight and Monday.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight then diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 Monday afternoon.

Rain or snow beginning this evening changing to showers Monday morning. Visibility as low as 1 mile in precipitation.

Temperatures near plus 2.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 05 December 2021
Tuesday Wind variable 10 knots increasing to southeast 10 to 20 in the morning then becoming southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 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 5 December 2021 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PST today ridge located on a line north-south over
Vancouver Island.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday quasi-stationary frontal system located
over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:50 PM PST 5 December 2021 A Pacific frontal system is currently over the offshore waters. Ahead
of the front, gale force east-southeast winds have developed over
offshore waters and then over central waters and west of Haida Gwaii
and Vancouver Island tonight.

The frontal system stalls over Queen Charlotte Sound and will
gradually weaken to below gale force easterly winds by Monday
evening.

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