Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PST 24 November 2015

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to light late overnight.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PST 24 November 2015
Thursday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots.
Saturday Wind northerly 10 to 15 knots.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PST 24 November 2015 Tonight and Wednesday By 9:30 p.m. PST tonight weakening trough located from Vancouver
Island to the North Coast.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight quasi-stationary ridge located over
northern BC interior.

At 9:30 p.m. PST tonight ridge located on a line northeast-southwest
over northern Bowie.
By 9:30 p.m. PST Wednesday ridge located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:12 PM PST 24 November 2015 A strong Arctic outflow pattern will continue tonight as a ridge
remains over the BC Interior and a trough of low pressure remains
anchored along the coast.

Strong to gale force northerly outflows through central coastal
inlets and Howe Sound will continue tonight before easing over most
areas Wednesday morning.

Strong to gale force northerlies across Haro Strait and Juan de Fuca
east entrance will ease to moderate winds tonight.

Gale force northerly winds will continue tonight from Southern Hecate
Strait southwards off Northwestern Vancouver island and into
Explorer. These winds will ease to widespread strong northerlies

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