Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 24 September 2017

Tonight and Monday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 5 to 15 knots after midnight and to southeast 15 to 25 Monday morning.

A few showers beginning late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 September 2017
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming northwest 5 to 15 late in the day.
Wednesday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots becoming light.

Stay connected

ATOM

Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Pacific - Georgia Basin marine weather areas Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Sentry Shoal - 46131 Halibut Bank - 46146 La Perouse Bank - 46206 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Tofino Airport Grief Point Powell River Airport Sechelt Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Int'l Airport West Vancouver Port Alberni Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Squamish Airport
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 24 September 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 9:30 PM PDT 24 September 2017 Tonight and Monday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over central Vancouver Island.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located over central Bowie.
By 10:30 a.m. PDT Monday dissipating low located over Haida Gwaii.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight cold front from low located over northern
Explorer.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Monday weakening cold front from low located on
a line north-south over Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:19 PM PDT 24 September 2017 A low pressure system over Bowie will move into northern waters and
its associated cold front will advance towards the northern and
central waters tonight. Ahead of the front, strong to gale force
southerly winds will develop. Winds will shift to moderate to strong
westerly winds in the wake of the front. The low and its cold front
will dissipate through the day on Monday.

Pacific - Georgia Basin Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: