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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

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.

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Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 02 March 2024
Monday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots becoming light in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light.
Wednesday Wind light.

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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 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
BC interior.

At 4:00 a.m. PST today weakening low located over southern
Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday low located over southern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 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
midday.

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