Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo


Marine Forecast

Issued 06:54 AM PDT 24 May 2018

Today Tonight and Friday.

Strong wind warning in effect.

Wind easterly 15 to 25 knots diminishing to southeast 5 to 15 this morning then becoming light near midnight. Wind light Friday.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 24 May 2018
Saturday Wind northwest 10 knots becoming light in the afternoon.
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind light becoming northwest 10 knots late in the day.

Stay connected


Weather Conditions

Skip Image

Zoom-in to make a selection

Map of Pacific - South Coast marine weather areas South Nomad - 46036 Sentry Shoal - 46131 South Brooks - 46132 Halibut Bank - 46146 South Moresby - 46147 South Hecate Strait - 46185 West Sea Otter - 46204 La Perouse Bank - 46206 East Dellwood - 46207 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 Port Hardy Airport Sisters Islets Estevan Point Port Alberni Sartine Island Solander Island Tofino Airport Grief Point Howe Sound - Pam Rocks Powell River Airport Sechelt Squamish Airport Cape St.James Bella Bella Airport Bella Coola Airport Cathedral Point Herbert Island Point Atkinson Sand Heads Lightstation Tsawwassen Ferry Terminal Vancouver Int'l Airport Vancouver Harbour West Vancouver
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 06:54 AM PDT 24 May 2018

'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 24 May 2018 Today Tonight and Friday At 4:00 a.m. PDT today quasi-stationary ridge located on a line
northeast-southwest over Haida Gwaii.

At 5:00 p.m. PDT today approaching trough located over western

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 3:54 AM PDT 24 May 2018 A ridge of high pressure over the Haida Gwaii is spreading strong
northwesterly winds off the west coast of Vancouver Island.
These winds will persist through today.

Over the inner coastal waters, strong inflow winds
Will continue this morning for Juan de Fuca Strait and gale force
inflow winds will redevelop this evening.

Pacific - South Coast Area

Another Region

What we are doing

Date modified: