Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 31 August 2015

Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Tuesday morning then diminishing to southerly 10 to 20 early Tuesday evening.


Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 31 August 2015

'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 9:30 PM PDT 31 August 2015 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low 993 mb located over the northern
Alaska panhandle.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday weakening low 998 mb located the Central

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:27 PM PDT 31 August 2015 A broad area of low pressure extending from a low centre off the
Northern Alaskan Panhandle is affecting the BC coast tonight. The low
centre will drift southwards to lie off the central BC coast on
Tuesday afternoon.

Strong to gale force west or northwest winds will continue over the
offshore waters as the low centre moves southwards. As the low moves
over the BC coast on Tuesday southerly winds will increase over most
South Coast waters.

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