Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 23 October 2016

Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind easterly 5 to 15 knots except northeast 25 over southern sections overnight and Monday morning. Wind becoming easterly 15 to 25 Monday morning then veering to southeast 20 to 30 late Monday afternoon.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 23 October 2016
Tuesday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday 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 9:30 PM PDT 23 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 9:30 PM PDT 23 October 2016 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 1000 mb located over northeastern
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday weakening low 1001 mb located over
northwestern Bowie.

At 6:00 p.m. PDT Monday low 975 mb located over southwestern
By 6:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 984 mb located over northern Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:21 PM PDT 23 October 2016 A low over Northeastern Bowie will move off to the
West this evening while weakening.

East to southeast gales to 45 knots near the low will ease later
This evening.

A stronger low moving northward will lie over Southwestern Explorer
Monday evening.
Winds will rise to storm force east to southeast ahead of the low.

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