Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo
Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 March 2024
Today Tonight and Monday.
Wind southeast 20 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly 15 near noon then becoming variable 5 to 15 late this evening. Wind increasing to northwest 20 late overnight then diminishing to northwest 10 Monday morning. Wind becoming light Monday afternoon then increasing to northwest 10 to 20 Monday evening.
Showers ending near midnight. Risk of thunderstorms this afternoon.
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 3 March 2024 Today Tonight and Monday At 4:00 a.m. PST today low located off Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday departing low located over the South Coast.
At 4:00 a.m. PST today quasi-stationary ridge located over northern
By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday approaching ridge located northwest
Marine Weather StatementIssued 3:52 AM PST 3 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, Dixon Entrance - east, and the Central Coast
Tonight and Sunday.
These strong outflow winds combined with cold temperatures will
generate freezing spray in Douglas Channel tonight.
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