Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 2015

Today Tonight and Monday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 10 to 20 knots becoming southeast 15 to 25 this afternoon then becoming southeast 20 to 30 early this evening. Wind diminishing to southeast 15 to 20 near midnight and to southerly 10 to 15 Monday morning.


Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 2015
Tuesday Wind south 10 to 20 knots.
Wednesday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northwest 5 to 15 knots.

Stay connected


Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Pacific - Georgia Basin marine weather areas Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Sentry Shoal - 46131 Halibut Bank - 46146 La Perouse Bank - 46206 Discovery Island Esquimalt Harbour Kelp Reefs Malahat Race Rocks Lightstation Saturna Island Sheringham Point University of Victoria Victoria Gonzales Victoria Int'l Airport Ballenas Islands Campbell River Airport Comox Airport Entrance Island Fanny Island Nanaimo Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Tofino Airport Grief Point Powell River Airport Sechelt Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Vancouver Harbour Vancouver Int'l Airport West Vancouver Port Alberni Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Squamish Airport
Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


Warnings (In effect)

Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 30 August 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.


Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 30 August 2015 Today Tonight and Monday At 6:00 a.m. PDT today trough located on a line north-south
over Bowie.
By 6:00 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line north-south over
Cape Scott.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:47 AM PDT 30 August 2015 A trough of low pressure will move towards the BC coast today
reaching Cape Scott late in the afternoon.

Strong to gale force southeasterlies to 45 knots are expected
Ahead of the trough over most BC coastal waters.
Strong to gale force westerlies to 35 knots over offshore
Waters will follow the trough before easing tonight.

Pacific - Georgia Basin Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: