Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 May 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southwest 10 to 15 knots near midnight and to southeast 20 to 30 late Saturday morning. Wind diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 early Saturday evening.

Chance of showers changing to periods of rain early Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 May 2016
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 in the morning then becoming northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 May 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 9:30 PM PDT 27 May 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south over
northern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:26 PM PDT 27 May 2016 A trough will move across Vancouver Island Saturday bringing strong
to gale force southeasterly winds to South Coast. Winds are expected
to ease Saturday evening as the trough weakens.

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