Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday.

Gale warning in effect.

Wind southeast 30 to 40 knots diminishing to southerly 10 to 20 early this evening except southwest 25 near Qualicum Beach late this evening and overnight. Wind becoming southerly 5 to 15 Sunday morning.

Rain changing to a few showers near midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2017
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20.

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Warnings

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Gale warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 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 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today deepening low 972 mb located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening low 1002 mb located over the
Alaska panhandle.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located from Langara to
the Washington Coast.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today departing frontal system located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 11:00 a.m. PDT Sunday building ridge located over the South
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:28 AM PDT 21 October 2017 A frontal system along the outer coast this morning will move inland
this afternoon, bringing gale to storm force southeasterlies.
Winds will shift to strong southerly in its wake, with a large area
of gale force southwesterlies developing off the outer coast and
Over the offshore waters, thanks to a deep low pressure centre
passing the north of Bowie tonight and Sunday morning. Winds will
ease to moderate to strong southerly Sunday afternoon as the low
weakens over the Alaska Panhandle and a ridge of high pressure
Builds over the South Coast.

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