Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight then diminishing to easterly 5 to 15 near noon Sunday.

Chance of showers this morning. Periods of rain beginning after midnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2016
Monday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots veering to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 22 October 2016

'Strong' winds of 20 to 33 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 22 October 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today departing low 997 mb located off the Alaska

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today intensifying low 998 mb located over
southwestern Explorer.
By 11:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening low 998 mb located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 AM PDT 22 October 2016 A deepening low will reach the southwest corner of Explorer late this
afternoon. The low will then track northward over Explorer tonight
and will continue northward over Bowie Sunday. An area of gale force
southeast winds will follow the low centre northward along the coast,
to the right of the low's track. Southeast winds will reach up
To storm force off Northwestern Vancouver island and over parts of
Queen Charlotte Sound as the low moves by Sunday morning.

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