Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 27 October 2016

Tonight and Friday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 late overnight then becoming southeast 15 early Friday afternoon. Wind becoming variable 5 to 15 early Friday evening.

Showers ending Friday afternoon.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 October 2016
Saturday Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind light becoming southeast 15 knots late in the day.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 27 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 27 October 2016 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line
northwest-southeast over the offshore waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday dissipating trough located from Bowie to
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:29 PM PDT 27 October 2016 A trough of low pressure will move into the offshore waters tonight.
A small low will travel up the east side of the trough bringing a
local rise in wind and varying direction. This small low will be near
Southern Vancouver Island Friday morning, near the Northern Vancouver
Island Friday afternoon and in Queen Charlotte Sound Friday evening.

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