Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 September 2016

Tonight and Monday

Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light early Monday morning then becoming northwest 15 Monday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 September 2016
Tuesday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 5 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 September 2016 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over southern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 1003 mb located 50 miles west of
Langara.
By 2:00 a.m. PDT Monday departing low 1002 mb located over the
southern Alaska panhandle.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Monday ridge located west of Bowie.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Monday ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:25 PM PDT 25 September 2016 A low pressure system over Bowie will move to the North Coast
overnight.

Gale to storm force south or southeast winds will develop ahead of
the frontal system as it moves through Bowie and into the central
waters. The cold front associated with this low will move
Down the coast to lie over Vancouver Island late Monday. Winds will
shift to moderate to strong northwesterlies once the cold front
passes.

Meanwhile, in the far south, winds will remain light to moderate
under a ridge of high pressure.

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