Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 01:13 PM PST 17 January 2017

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Storm warning in effect.

Wind southeast 40 to 50 knots diminishing to southeast 25 to 35 early this evening then increasing to southeast 40 to 45 early Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to southeast 20 to 30 Wednesday afternoon.

Rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 17 January 2017
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots.

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Storm warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 1:13 PM PST 17 January 2017

'Storm' force winds of 48 to 63 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PST 17 January 2017 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 10:30 a.m. PST today low 981 mb located over northwestern
Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight low 969 mb located west of Langara.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:01 AM PST 17 January 2017 An area of low pressure over the northern part of Explorer this
morning will track northward off the west coast of Haida Gwaii this
afternoon to lie west of Langara Island by late this evening.

Gale to storm force southeasterly winds currently over the southern
and central waters will spread northward into the northern waters
today as the low moves northward.

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