Strait of Georgia - north of Nanaimo

Forecast

Marine Forecast

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2018

Today Tonight and Monday.

Wind northwest 10 to 15 knots diminishing to light this afternoon. Wind light tonight and Monday.

Fog patches dissipating Monday morning.

Extended Forecast

Issued 04:00 AM PDT 21 October 2018
Tuesday Wind southeast 10 to 15 knots increasing to southeast 15 to 25 in the afternoon.
Wednesday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots.
Thursday Wind southeast 15 to 25 knots increasing to southeast 25 to 35.

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Ice Conditions

There is no ice forecast issued for this area.

Warnings

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Synopsis

Technical Marine Synopsis

Issued 10:30 AM PDT 21 October 2018 Today Tonight and Monday At 10:30 a.m. PDT today ridge located on a line north-south over
Queen Charlotte Sound.
By 9:30 p.m. PDT tonight weakening ridge located on a line
north-south over northern Vancouver Island.

At 10:30 a.m. PDT today frontal system located west of Bowie.
By 4:00 p.m. PDT today frontal system located on a line north-south
over western Bowie.

At 4:00 p.m. PDT Monday approaching frontal system located west
of the offshore waters.

Marine Weather Statement

Issued 10:25 AM PDT 21 October 2018 A strong low pressure system will remain over the northeast Pacific
the next few days. A series of frontal systems rotating around the
low will pass through BC waters.

The first approaching front will track across Bowie tonight and
remain over Haida Gwaii on Monday. The second front will approach the
offshore waters late Monday afternoon.

Ahead of the fronts, gale force southerly winds over Bowie will
spread to northern and central waters tonight and continue through
Monday.

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