Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Marine Forecasts Issued by the Pacific Weather Centre of Environment Canada

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

Marine Forecasts Issued by the Pacific Weather Centre of Environment Canada

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Marine forecasts issued by the Pacific Weather Centre of Environment Canada

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Marine forecasts for Pacific waters issued by Environment Canada at 4:00 p.m. PST Wednesday 6 March 2013 for tonight and Thursday. The next scheduled forecasts will be issued at 9:30 p.m.

Fog implies visibility less than 1 mile:

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo: Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming southeast 5 to 10 Thursday evening. A few showers ending after midnight.

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo: Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming southeast 5 to 15 early Thursday afternoon. A few showers ending late overnight.

Howe Sound: Wind light increasing to northerly outflow 15 to 25 knots late this evening then diminishing to light late Thursday morning. A few showers ending late overnight.

Haro Strait: Wind variable 5 to 15 knots. A few showers ending early Thursday morning. Visibility 1 mile or less in showers.

Juan de Fuca Strait - east entrance: Wind light becoming west 5 to 15 knots early this evening. A few showers ending near noon Thursday.

Juan de Fuca Strait - central strait: Wind variable 5 to 15 knots. A few showers ending early Thursday morning.

Juan de Fuca Strait - west entrance: Wind west 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 10 early Thursday morning. A few showers ending early Thursday morning.

Johnstone Strait: Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 10 near midnight.

Queen Charlotte Strait: Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 10 near midnight.

West Coast Vancouver Island North: Wind northwest 20 to 30 knots becoming northwest 20 near midnight then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 early Thursday morning. Wind diminishing to light Thursday evening.

West Coast Vancouver Island South: Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots except northwest 20 to 30 offshore this evening. …

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