Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 December 2016

Tonight and Sunday

Wind light except southwest 15 knots near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming northwest 10 to 15 early this evening then increasing to northwest 15 to 25 late overnight. Wind diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 Sunday afternoon and to light Sunday evening.

A few showers ending early Sunday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 03 December 2016
Monday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Tuesday Wind easterly 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PST 3 December 2016 Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 p.m. PST today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 7:00 p.m. PST Sunday weakening low 1006 mb located over Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PST today building ridge located over the offshore
waters.
By 4:00 a.m. PST Sunday ridge located on a line east-west over
northern Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:57 PM PST 3 December 2016 A low pressure centre will remain nearly stationary over the Gulf Of
Alaska through Sunday morning. The low will start to drift southward
and lie over Bowie Sunday evening. Gale to storm force westerlies
over northern and central waters will gradually diminish on Sunday as
the low weakens.

A ridge of high pressure will build over the Northern Vancouver
Island tonight. Winds in the south will rise to strong and gale force
northwesterlies tonight as the ridge strengthens.

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