Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 May 2016

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind light increasing to southeast 10 to 20 knots Monday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 May 2016
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 30 April 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight ridge located on a line north-south over
northern Vancouver Island.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday dissipating ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening frontal system located on a
line northeast-southwest over northern Hecate Strait.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Sunday trough located off Explorer.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening trough located on a line
north-south over eastern Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:43 AM PDT 1 May 2016 Southeast gales will persist today over Northern Hecate Strait and
the eastern portions of Dixon Entrance in the wake of a front and
ease this evening.

An approaching trough of low pressure will track northwards across
Bowie tonight. Ahead of the trough, southeasterly gales will develop
off the west coast of Haida Gwaii this evening and diminish early
Monday morning.

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