Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 September 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 10 to 20 late this afternoon.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 01 September 2015
Thursday Wind light becoming southerly 5 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 5:29 PM PDT 01 September 2015

'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 4:00 PM PDT 1 September 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low 998 mb located over southern Haida Gwaii.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening low 999 mb located over eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday quasi-stationary trough located from
Prince Rupert to Port Hardy.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 1 September 2015 A low centre over Southern Haida Gwaii will move southeastwards
To lie off the central BC coast this evening.

Strong to gale force west or northwest winds will continue over the
offshore waters with increasing southerly winds over South Coast
waters as the low moves towards the Central Coast. The gale force
northwest winds over the offshore waters will ease to moderate to
strong on Wednesday as the low weakens and forms a weak trough along
the BC coast.

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