Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 March 2015

Tonight and Monday

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late overnight. Wind diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 Monday afternoon then increasing to southwest 15 to 20 Monday evening.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 29 March 2015
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 20 late in the day.

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Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 29 March 2015 Tonight and Monday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today low located west of Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Monday low located over Cape St. James.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday low located over the Alaska panhandle.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:32 PM PDT 29 March 2015 An approaching low will track northward across the offshore waters
tonight and reach Haida Gwaii on Monday morning before reaching the
Alaska Panhandle in the afternoon.

Ahead of the low, gale force southeasterlies will develop over
Explorer and the central waters this evening and spread to northern
waters overnight. Gale to storm force southeast winds are expected
near the headlands of West Coast Vancouver Island North early Monday
morning.

In the wake of the low, winds will shift to strong to gale force
westerlies.

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