Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 April 2017

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light becoming northwest 5 to 15 knots this afternoon then becoming southeast 10 to 15 near midnight. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early Tuesday morning and to southeast 25 to 30 Tuesday evening.

Rain beginning Tuesday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 April 2017
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 24 April 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 24 April 2017 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of the
offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday frontal system located west of Vancouver
Island.

At 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 990 mb located west of Bowie.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday low 987 mb located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:24 AM PDT 24 April 2017 A frontal system will approach the offshore waters overnight
Tonight. Ahead of the front, gale to marginal storm force
southeasterly winds will develop over most BC waters on Tuesday. In
wake of the front, gale force westerly winds are expected over parts
of Bowie and Explorer late Tuesday afternoon and Tuesday night.

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