Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 25 March 2019

Tonight and Tuesday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind light increasing to southeast 5 to 15 knots late this evening and to southeast 15 to 25 after midnight. Wind becoming southeast 15 late overnight then diminishing to light Tuesday evening.

Periods of rain changing to showers early Tuesday morning and ending early Tuesday evening with a risk of thunderstorms.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 25 March 2019
Wednesday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots.
Thursday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots.
Friday Wind northerly 5 to 15 knots becoming light.

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Warnings

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Strong wind warning in effect

Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 25 March 2019

'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 25 March 2019 Tonight and Tuesday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight low located off Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday weakening low located off Explorer.

At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight trough located on a line
northeast-southwest over central Vancouver Island.
By 11:00 a.m. PDT Tuesday trough located on a line north-south
over Haida Gwaii.

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