Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 August 2015

Today Tonight and Tuesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southerly 5 to 15 this evening then increasing to southeast 20 to 30 Tuesday morning. Wind diminishing to southerly 10 to 20 Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 31 August 2015
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind light.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 10:30 AM 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.

Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 31 August 2015 Today Tonight and Tuesday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today cold front located over central Vancouver
Island.
By 5:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday departing cold front located on a line
northeast-southwest over northwestern Washington State.

At 2:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday low 994 mb located off Langara.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT Tuesday weakening low 998 mb located over eastern
Queen Charlotte Sound.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:37 AM PDT 31 August 2015 A cold front will remain stalled across Central Vancouver Island this
afternoon and will move southeastward into Washington state
Tonight.

Strong southeast to southwest winds prevail south of the front.
Strong to gale force westerlies will continue over the northern
offshore waters.

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