Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 December 2014

Today Tonight and Monday

Wind southwest 10 to 20 knots veering to northwest 20 after midnight then diminishing to light Monday morning. Wind becoming east 15 Monday afternoon.

Rain changing to chance of showers today.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PST 21 December 2014
Tuesday Wind southeast 20 to 30 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 20 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southerly 10 to 20 knots becoming northwest 15 to 25.
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10.

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PST 21 December 2014 Today Tonight and Monday At 1:00 p.m. PST today trough located over the offshore waters.
By 11:00 p.m. PST tonight trough located over Haida Gwaii.

At 4:00 a.m. PST Monday ridge located over Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PST Monday ridge located over BC interior.

At 4:00 p.m. PST Monday deepening low located off Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:51 AM PST 21 December 2014 A trough of low pressure will reach the offshore waters on this
afternoon and approach Haida Gwaii late Sunday evening. Moderate to
strong southwest winds will rise to strong to gale force southwest
this afternoon ahead of second trough of low pressure.

A ridge of high pressure will bring light winds to southern waters on
Monday, while an approaching low will give gale to storm force winds
to the offshore waters.

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