Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2019

Tonight and Saturday.

Wind northwest 15 knots diminishing to light this evening then increasing to southeast 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late Saturday morning then diminishing to northeast 10 Saturday evening.

Showers or flurries.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 22 February 2019
Sunday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northerly 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind northeasterly 15 to 25 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 22 February 2019 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low 1004 mb located over Prince Rupert.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Saturday weakening low 1011 mb located southwest
of Cape Scott.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Saturday building ridge located over northern
BC interior.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday quasi-stationary ridge located over BC
interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:55 PM PST 22 February 2019 An extensive area of low pressure, centred near Prince Rupert, will
weaken tonight and drift southwards towards Cape Scott on Saturday.
Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over northern outer-coastal
waters will ease somewhat this evening.

Strong to gale force inflow winds through Juan de Fuca Strait will
ease later this evening.

A ridge of high pressure will build over the Northern BC Interior
overnight. Strong to gale force outflow winds will develop through
the mainland inlets of the North Coast overnight and spread to the
South Coast on Saturday night.

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