Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 06 October 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 Wednesday morning.

A few showers beginning near midnight changing to rain Wednesday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 06 October 2015
Thursday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind southeast 25 knots.
Saturday Wind southeast 25 to 35 knots becoming south 25.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 06 October 2015

'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 6 October 2015 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary low located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:16 PM PDT 6 October 2015 A large deepening low pressure system will remain west of the
Of effshore waters this week. A series of disturbances rotating
around the low will bring gale force southeasterly winds to most BC
waters Wednesday and Wednesday night.

These disturbances will continue to develop and rotate around the
system this week. Gale to storm force southerly winds are expected
through Sunday as these disturbances move across BC waters.

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