Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016

Today Tonight and Sunday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind northwest 15 to 20 knots increasing to northwest 20 to 30 early this morning then diminishing to westerly 10 to 15 near noon. Wind diminishing to light this afternoon then increasing to southeast 15 to 20 late overnight.

Chance of showers Sunday late in the day.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016
Monday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.
Wednesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 07:18 AM PDT 27 August 2016

'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 27 August 2016 Today Tonight and Sunday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today weakening ridge located west of the offshore
waters.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT today low located over the Gulf of Alaska.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Sunday low located over Bowie.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 4:00 AM PDT 27 August 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will gradually
weaken today. Strong to gale force northwesterly winds over most
waters will ease.

Later today, a low pressure system will slowly move into Bowie and
remain there through Sunday. An associated front will move onto
The central BC coast Sunday morning. Ahead of the front, strong to
gale force southeasterlies will develop and then shift to moderate to
strong southwesterlies in its wake.

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