Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2024
Today Tonight and Sunday.
Wind variable 5 to 15 knots becoming east 10 to 20 early this morning then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 late this morning. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 15 early this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late this evening. Wind increasing to southeast 20 to 25 near midnight then diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 near noon Sunday. Wind veering to southwest 10 to 20 Sunday evening.
Strong wind warning program has ended for the season.
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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.
No watches or warnings in effect.
Technical Marine SynopsisIssued 4:00 AM PST 2 March 2024 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening low located over southern Explorer.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening low located over southern
At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday low located over southern Vancouver Island.
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:57 AM PST 2 March 2024 A ridge of high pressure over the interior and a broad low pressure
system offshore will combine to give gale force outflow winds to
Douglas Channel and Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
today and Sunday.
An area of low pressure approaching Southern Vancouver Island will
produce strong to marginal gale force easterly winds to Haro Strait
and Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance this morning then ease
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