Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017

Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 25 late overnight and to southeast 25 to 30 late Sunday morning.

Chance of showers late this afternoon and this evening. Rain beginning early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 25 March 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 4:00 PM PDT 25 March 2017 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today ridge located on a line northwest-southeast
over the Mainland Coast.
By 9:00 p.m. PDT tonight dissipating ridge located on a line
northwest-southeast over the Mainland Coast.

At 2:00 a.m. PDT Sunday cold front located over the offshore waters.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Sunday weakening cold front located over Haida
Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:56 PM PDT 25 March 2017 A front 200 km west of the offshore waters will move east to lie
Over the offshore waters by Sunday morning and over Haida Gwaii by
Sunday afternoon. Ahead of the front, gale force southeasterlies
Will develop this evening over offshore waters and spread to
Northern and central waters by Sunday morning. Gale to storm force
southeasterlies will develop early Sunday morning for portions of
The northern and central waters as well as areas west of Vancouver
Island.

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