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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PST 08 March 2021

Today Tonight and Tuesday.

Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots becoming light near noon then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late this evening. Wind backing to easterly 10 to 15 Tuesday morning then diminishing to light Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 08 March 2021
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Friday Wind light increasing to southeast 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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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 8 March 2021 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 1000 mb located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday low 1008 mb located south of Explorer.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Tuesday building ridge located over northern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:33 AM PST 8 March 2021 A low west of Explorer this morning will slowly track south today and
tonight. The low will lie south of Explorer Tuesday morning.

This low will bring strong to gale force southeasterly winds west of
Vancouver Island and over Queen Charlotte Sound today and tonight.

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