Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 May 2016

Tonight and Wednesday

Wind light increasing to northwest 15 to 20 knots after midnight then diminishing to northwest 10 to 15 late Wednesday morning. Wind diminishing to light early Wednesday afternoon then becoming southeast 5 to 15 Wednesday evening.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 24 May 2016
Thursday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots becoming northwest 10 to 15 late in the day.
Friday Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots becoming southeast 10 to 15.
Saturday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots.

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There is no ice forecast issued for this area.


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Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 4:00 PM PDT 24 May 2016 Tonight and Wednesday At 4:00 p.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located west of the
offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:58 PM PDT 24 May 2016 A ridge of high pressure west of the offshore waters will remain
quasi-stationary tonight and Wednesday.

Moderate to strong northwesterlies will prevail over most marine
waters tonight and Wednesday. Gale force winds through Johnstone
Strait and off the west coast of Vancouver Island will ease overnight
before rising again to gale force Wednesday afternoon.

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