Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 10:30 AM PST 19 November 2019
Today Tonight and Wednesday.
Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots becoming northwest 20 to 30 near noon then diminishing to northwest 15 to 20 this evening. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 after midnight and to light Wednesday evening.
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Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 10:30 AM PST 19 November 2019 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary trough located from the
North Coast to Vancouver Island.
At 10:30 a.m. PST today building ridge located over Bowie.
By 10:00 p.m. PST tonight ridge located over Haida Gwaii.
At 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday approaching cold front located off Bowie.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 10:22 AM PST 19 November 2019 A building ridge of high pressure over Bowie is producing strong to
gale force northwesterly winds over most central and southern waters.
These winds will ease tonight as the ridge weakens.
A cold front will approach the offshore waters Wednesday afternoon.
Southerly gales will develop in advance of the front late Wednesday.
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