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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

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Marine Forecast

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.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 03 March 2024
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots late in the day.
Thursday Wind 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 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
BC interior.

By 4:00 a.m. PST Monday approaching ridge located northwest
of Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 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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