Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 28 March 2017

Tonight and Wednesday

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 30 after midnight then diminishing to southwest 15 to 20 late Wednesday afternoon. Wind veering to northwest 15 to 25 Wednesday evening.

Periods of rain changing to chance of showers Wednesday late in the day.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 28 March 2017
Thursday Wind northwest 15 to 25 knots diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 in the afternoon.
Friday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25.
Saturday Wind southeast 5 to 15 knots.

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 28 March 2017

'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 9:30 PM PDT 28 March 2017 Tonight and Wednesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight quasi-stationary frontal system located
on a line northeast-southwest over Vancouver Island.

At 4:00 a.m. PDT Wednesday low located over southern Explorer.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT Wednesday departing low located over BC interior.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:17 PM PDT 28 March 2017 A nearly stationary front will continue to sit over Vancouver
Island. A low riding along the front will approach the southern
waters Wednesday morning and move across Vancouver Island Wednesday
afternoon. Winds over the southern waters will rise to strong to
Gale force southeasterlies early Wednesday and veer to strong to
Gale force northwesterlies in the wake of the low.

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