Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 May 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light early this evening then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 early Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 25 to 30 late Saturday morning then veering to southwest 15 to 25 Saturday afternoon. Wind diminishing to light Saturday evening.

Chance of showers changing to periods of rain early Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 27 May 2016
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 in the morning then becoming northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Monday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light.
Tuesday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 27 May 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 3:41 PM PDT 27 May 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south over
western Bowie.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Saturday trough located on a line north-south
over Vancouver Island.

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