Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 February 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind light increasing to northwest 10 to 20 knots Tuesday evening.

Showers or flurries beginning Tuesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 18 February 2019
Wednesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light becoming northwest 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 18 February 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight intensifying trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 10:30 a.m. PST Tuesday trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Tuesday weakening ridge located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:04 PM PST 18 February 2019 A trough of low pressure will intensify tonight and stretch across
the mainland coast by Tuesday morning. In the wake of the trough,
northwesterly gales over Bowie will spread to northern and central
waters Tuesday morning and the west coast of Vancouver Island in the
afternoon.

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