Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 September 2015

Today Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots except southwest 15 to 20 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming southeast 20 to 30 this morning then diminishing to southerly 10 to 20 early this evening. Wind diminishing to variable 5 to 10 late this evening except southwest 20 near Qualicum Beach. Wind becoming light Wednesday morning.

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Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 September 2015
Thursday Wind southerly 5 to 15 knots becoming variable 5 to 10 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.
Saturday Wind northwest 10 to 20 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 01 September 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 4:00 AM PDT 1 September 2015 Today Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low 996 mb located northwest of Haida Gwaii.
By 5:00 p.m. PDT today weakening low 999 mb located the Central
Coast.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PDT 1 September 2015 A low centre to the northwest of Haida Gwaii will move southeastwards
to lie off the central BC coast this afternoon.

Strong to gale force west or northwest winds will continue over the
offshore waters with increasing southerly winds over South Coast
waters as the low moves towards the Central Coast.

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