Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 March 2017

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind south 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southwest 10 to 15 early this morning and to light late this morning. Wind increasing to southeast 10 to 15 late this afternoon and to southeast 15 to 25 overnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon.

A few showers ending near midnight. Rain beginning Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 25 March 2017

'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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 25 March 2017 Today Tonight and Sunday At 11:00 a.m. PDT today building ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.
By 8:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 2:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located over the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening cold front located over Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:45 AM PDT 25 March 2017 A low pressure centre northwest of Prince Rupert will to slowly move
northward and weaken this morning. Gale force westerlies will
Persist early morning over Dixon before easing later this morning.

A new front will approach the coast tonight. The front will reach
outer waters by early Sunday morning and Haida Gwaii by Sunday
afternoon. Gale force southeasterlies will develop this evening over
outer waters. Gale to storm force southeasterlies will develop early
Sunday morning for areas including both central and northern
Waters as well as West Vancouver Island.

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