Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 March 2017

Tonight and Tuesday

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 near midnight and to southeast 30 to 35 early Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 25 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 March 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming west 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to variable 5 to 15.
Friday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 March 2017

'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 4:00 PM PDT 27 March 2017 Tonight and Tuesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located over the offshore
waters.
By noon PDT Tuesday frontal system located on a line north-south
over central Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:33 PM PDT 27 March 2017 An approaching frontal system will track across the offshore waters
tonight. Ahead of the system, gale force southerlies over the
offshore waters will spread to central and northern waters this
evening.

Marginal southerly storm force winds will develop briefly from
Southern Hecate Strait to the headlands of Vancouver Island this
evening. Winds will ease to strong westerlies in the wake of the
front on Tuesday.

In addition, as the frontal wave slides down the coast on Tuesday,
southeast gale force winds will develop over Northern Strait of
Georgia Tuesday morning.

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