Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2016

Today Tonight and Saturday

Wind easterly 15 to 20 knots diminishing to easterly 10 to 15 late this morning then becoming variable 5 to 15 late this afternoon. Wind becoming northwest 5 to 15 near midnight then becoming light Saturday morning. Wind increasing to southeast 15 to 20 Saturday afternoon.

Showers ending near noon. Rain beginning Saturday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 28 October 2016
Sunday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind light becoming southeast 10 to 15 knots late in the day.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 20 to 30.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2016 Today Tonight and Saturday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line northwest-southeast
over southern Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today dissipating trough located from Bowie to
Vancouver Island.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 28 October 2016 A trough of low pressure lies over the offshore waters. A small low
will travel up the east side of the trough along West Vancouver
Island. A brief period of southeasterly gales are expected around
Northwest Vancouver Island today then easing this evening.

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