Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 October 2016

Tonight and Friday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 early this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind becoming southeast 15 early Friday afternoon then becoming variable 5 to 15 Friday evening.

Showers ending near noon Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 October 2016
Saturday Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 October 2016

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 October 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located off the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday dissipating trough located over Bowie to
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PDT 27 October 2016 A trough of low pressure will move into the offshore waters tonight.
Winds will rise to strong to gale force southeast across parts of
Explorer and off Vancouver Island tonight ahead of the trough.

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