Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:01 PM PDT 28 October 2016

Tonight and Saturday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 15 early this evening then becoming northwest 5 to 15 after midnight. Wind becoming light early Saturday morning then increasing to southeast 15 to 25 near noon Saturday.

Rain beginning Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 October 2016
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 4:01 PM PDT 28 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 4:00 PM PDT 28 October 2016 Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today trough located over Bowie to Vancouver

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2016 A trough of low pressure lies over the offshore waters. A small low
will travel up the east side of the trough along West Vancouver
Island. A brief period of southeasterly gales are expected around
Northwest Vancouver Island today then easing this evening.

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