Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 19 October 2017

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light late this evening then increasing to northwest 10 to 20 Friday afternoon. Wind becoming southeast 15 to 20 Friday evening.

Showers with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 19 October 2017
Saturday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots becoming southeast 25 to 35 in the morning then becoming southeast 20 to 30 in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots veering to southwest 15 to 25.
Monday Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 late in the day.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 20 October 2017 Today Tonight and Saturday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today ridge located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today departing ridge located on a line north-south
over the Coast Mountains.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight frontal system located off the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Saturday weakening frontal system located on a
line north-south over the North Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:40 AM PDT 20 October 2017 An approaching frontal system will track across Haida Gwaii on
Saturday and weaken over the North Coast late in the afternoon.
Ahead of the front, southeast gales will develop over the offshore
waters this evening then spread to all outer waters overnight and the
inner South Coast early Saturday morning. In its wake the winds
shift to strong to gale force southwesterly.

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