Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 09:30 PM PDT 20 September 2018

Tonight and Friday.

Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to southeast 10 to 15 Friday morning.

Periods of rain.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 PM PDT 20 September 2018
Saturday Wind southeast 15 to 20 knots diminishing to light in the morning then becoming northwest 5 to 15 late in the day.
Sunday Wind variable 5 to 15 knots.
Monday Wind light becoming northwest 10 knots.

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Strait of Georgia - south of Nanaimo

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 September 2018
Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 9:30 PM PDT 20 September 2018 Tonight and Friday At 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight deepening low 1008 mb located over
northern Explorer.
By 4:00 a.m. PDT Friday weakening low 1006 mb located over
southwestern Queen Charlotte Sound.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Friday low 1005 mb located over southeastern
Explorer.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 9:09 PM PDT 20 September 2018 A low pressure system over Northern Explorer will move into
Southwestern Queen Charlotte Sound this evening where it will remain
stationary until Friday afternoon.

In the wake of the low, northeast gales will develop over Northern
Explorer overnight and shift to northwest gales near noon.

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