Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 May 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots except east 10 to 20 over northern sections. Wind diminishing to northwesterly 5 to 15 this afternoon.

Rain changing to a few showers this afternoon and ending near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 May 2016
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 May 2016

'Gale' force winds of 34 to 47 knots are occurring or expected to occur in this marine area. Watch for updated statements. Please refer to the latest marine forecasts for further details and continue to monitor the situation through Canadian Coast Guard radio or Weatheradio stations.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 May 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough from 1013 mb low located near Tofino.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Sunday departing trough located over the Lower
Mainland.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today building ridge located 480 miles southwest
of the Outer Coast.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located from Haida Gwaii
to Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:29 AM PDT 28 May 2016 A trough of low pressure will move through the South Coast today.
The system will bring moderate to strong winds to most southern
waters with southeast gales forecast over the Strait of Georgia.
Winds are expected to ease this evening as the trough weakens and
moves inland.

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